First off, you'll have to read the documentation to figure out what ST/R stands for. It is somewhat amusing.
Otherwise, ST/R seems fairly straight forward, having much the same structure as AABBS, and a similar look and feel to CMBBS.
It's a rather colorful system, although fairly primitive in most ways, as can be seen from the message structure shown here, though the support of MCI commands in the messages is an interesting little bonus.
Computer : C64 or C128 in 64 mode Video : 40 columns Drives : CBM, CMD partitions with subdir support in xfer section Modems : 1670, Hayes Compat 300-3400 baud Input : Keyboard Output : Screen, printer RAM use : N/A Special :
Pgm Struct : Numerous compiled self sufficient modules Menu Struct : Modular, hotkey Translation : Ascii, cbm color/graphics, ansi Access : 15 access flags/user Handle/ID : Handles allowed, users listed by id User info : Name/handle, phone, cg, creds, access, age User Logs : Unknown Calls/Time : Calls, Time set per each user. Idle timer included. Network : N/A Customizing : Not very - compiled BASIC Programs : Several self-sufficient programs Displays : Menus are seq files Commands : Hard coded Areas : Mostly moduler E-mail : From main menu Messages : Separate menu, some commands at main Transfers : Separate menu Network : N/A Programs : Separate menu Text : Separate menu User Cmds : From main menu SysOp : Separate menu Voting : N/A News : At logon Help : N/A Other : Trivia section included
Offline : Configurator/Editor Online : Time/Access/Time/Chat Remote : Validate user, DOS, directory On-L Display: Command line info W.F.C. Utils: Local mode only Chatting : At prompts, or in message editor (anywhere practically) User : Offline configurator only Msg Bases : Offline configurator only Transfers : Offline configurator only Programs : Offline configurator only Network : N/A Drives : Remote Terminal : N/A
Structure : Single announce file Header : N/A Weeding : By SysOp Display : At logon or on demand
Structure : Unthreaded linear system Bases : Sections within sets, named Limits : Each base enforced by system : Hard coded Reading : Forward, Reverse, Scan Headers : From, To, Date, Subject Format : Text/Color Graphics Writing : Post, or replies as appendages to posts Anonymous : No Network : N/A Other :
Structure : Line editor Commands : 1-command letter Editing : Edit, Delete, Insert Formatting : No word wrap, but some MCI commands supported Graphics : Color/Graphics supprted
Bases : Open directories, named libraries Storage : Open files and in library directory files Limits : By SysOp only Credits : Available Protocols : Punter, Xmodem, Xmodem 1K, Multi-Punter Headers : Name, blocks Selection : By name Listing : Directory list only Network : N/A Other :
Structure : Named bases Storage : As normal files, under each library heading Network : N/A Other :
Structure : Separate section Sending : Prompt from main menu Receiving : At logon, or on demand Network : N/A Other :
Structure : List of modules Programs : Separate programs, explicit interaction with BBS kernal Network : N/A Other :
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