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by tschak909
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!
Replies: 8
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Re: IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!

I developed the ZX Spectrum version of the software using FUSE, and its Spectranet emulation. Another IRATA.ONLINE user worked with me to make sure that the serial port routines worked with both the Interface 1 and + RS232 ports. So it should work fine in Fuse, especially if you've properly set up S...
by tschak909
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!
Replies: 8
Views: 682

Re: IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!

There is also a recording of my most recent lecture, which I gave at VCF Midwest, in October. Stay until the end, and you'll see a multi-platform screen share across 5 different platforms, on the system. :)

by tschak909
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!
Replies: 8
Views: 682

Re: IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!

Yes, the software is available on the website. If you're using Spectranet, it can even be loaded off the internet directly. I have over 530 signed up users, and since this is very early on, not very many users online, but I am constantly promoting and scheduling social meets (usually via Google Hang...
by tschak909
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!
Replies: 8
Views: 682

Re: IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!

It's an online community, that can be connected to by a huge number of different computer systems, both contemporary and retro. Since the system uses a specific protocol (PLATO), all of the different systems needed a terminal to allow them to connect, (called PLATOTerm), which I provide in both sour...
by tschak909
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!
Replies: 8
Views: 682

IRATA.ONLINE - An on-line service for Retrocomputing Enthusiasts!

Hello everyone, I had posted this on World of Spectrum, months ago, not aware that this forum also existed, so... to explain what I have here: ( the website is here: http://www.irata.online ) IRATA.ONLINE is a multi-user on-line service specifically aimed at the retro-computing community, much in th...