old-school unix talk for the web
August 24, 2011 4:50 PM   Subscribe

old-school unix talk for the web
cellphone and I created a simple two-person character-at-a-time talk utility modeled after old-school unix (but you don't have to care about that to use or like it!).

As far as we're aware, this is the ONLY existing implementation of character-at-at-time chat available anywhere on the web; we looked pretty hard and couldn't find any, so we wrote this to scratch our own itch. (The best we'd come up with prior to this was a shared etherpad doc.)
We would love help (a) making sure this scales to high loads and even more crucially (b) getting it to work under IE8.
Role: bug finder, evangelist, whip-cracker
posted by dmd (3 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

YAY
posted by cortex at 8:32 AM on August 25, 2011


This is awesome and fun, thanks for making it!
posted by marble at 8:09 PM on August 25, 2011


I remember MUDs and MUSHs used to do this.
posted by Chrysostom at 8:05 AM on October 25, 2011


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