It was developed from the general-purpose UUCP dial-up network architecture.Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis conceived the idea in 1979, and it was established in 1980. A dating site that not only understands what it is to be over 50, but also celebrates this exciting chapter of our lives.
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over a decade before the World Wide Web was developed and the general public received access to the Internet, making it one of the oldest computer network communications systems still in widespread use.
It was originally built on the "poor man's ARPANET", employing UUCP as its transport protocol to offer mail and file transfers, as well as announcements through the newly developed news software such as A News.
Users read and post messages (called articles or posts, and collectively termed news) to one or more categories, known as newsgroups.
Usenet resembles a bulletin board system (BBS) in many respects and is the precursor to Internet forums that are widely used today.Individual users may read messages from and post messages to a local server operated by a commercial usenet provider, their Internet service provider, university, employer, or their own server.Usenet has significant cultural importance in the networked world, having given rise to, or popularized, many widely recognized concepts and terms such as "FAQ", "flame", and "spam".We also recognize that what people want in their 50s, 60s and beyond is often very different from what they wanted in their 30s and 40s, let alone their 20s.This online dating community focuses on the specific interests and desires of people like you. Meet for the first time in a populated, public location – never in a private or remote location. Inform a friend or family member of your plans and when and where you're going.For instance, and sci.physics are within the sci.* hierarchy, for science.