Ultra-Com is a blatant Take-off of Ivory BBS. Obviously the same code was used as a basis, and most of the changes from there are cosmetic. Unfortunately, the program is also cracked, and the name of the original author (if you can call him that) has been stripped from the code and documentation.
Computer : Commodore 64 or 128 in 64 mode Video : 40 cols Drives : Commodore, Limited CMD (no subdirs, no parts) Modems : 1670, Hayes (300-2400) Input : Keyboard Output : Screen, Printer optionally RAM use : N/A Special :
Pgm Struct : Single program Menu Struct : Single hotkey menu w/ hard coded submenus Translation : ASCII, PETSCII Access : 10 levels, decent configurability Handle/ID : Handles allowed, users listed by ID User info : Name, handle, password, last call, phone, credits, etc User Logs : Times, names, transfers Calls/Time : Call limit per user, time limit definable for all levels only Network : N/A Customizing : Not terribly Programs : Program is compiled BASIC, not changable Displays : Bulletin and text files Commands : Not configurable Areas : Mostly from main menu, some sub-areas E-mail : From main menu Messages : Separate menu Transfers : Separate menu Network : N/A Programs : N/A Text : Separate menu User Cmds : From main menu SysOp : Locally only, limited functions remotely Voting : Q&A system from main menu News : From main menu Help : N/A Other : One-liners, graffiti wall
Offline : Configurator, file editor Online : Chat, User info, access, credits, sysop menu, logoff Remote : N/A On-L Display: Name/Access before prompt W.F.C. Utils: Full sysop menu: user editor, files editor, cbm-dos, main menu Chatting : From any input User : Editor locally only, no validation feature Msg Bases : Offline config program, some integrated features Transfers : Offline config program only Programs : N/A Network : N/A Drives : CBM-DOS commands locally available Terminal : Well featured transfer terminal included
Structure : Single news file displayed at logon Header : No set header Weeding : By SysOp only Display : At logon, or on demand
Structure : Linear, unlinked messages Bases : Named bases, listed by number Limits : Maximum messages limit : Enforced when a new post is added Reading : By number or locally new Headers : Name, date, subject Format : Text and color/graphics Writing : New posts only Anonymous : Not allowed Network : N/A Other :
Structure : Line editor Commands : Hitting return on blank line gives a menu Editing : Rewrite line only Formatting : Pseudo word-wrap Graphics : Upper/lowercase supported. Some lack of format support
Bases : Open directory system Storage : By unkeyed filenames in directory Limits : Enforced by SysOp only Credits : Ratio system Protocols : Xmodem, Punter, Multi-punter Headers : Filename, blocks, type Selection : By filename Listing : Directories & "filename searcher" feature Network : N/A Other :
Structure : Numbered list of files Storage : As seq files with proper filename Network : N/A Other :
Structure : From main menu Sending : By name or ID# Receiving : At logon only Network : N/A Other :
Structure : N/A Programs : N/A Network : N/A Other :
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