Want to know what's in-store for Synchronet v3.20?
In addition to the usual set of enhancements and bugfixes (http://git.synchro.net/gitpushlog.ssjs
* A new primary config-file format replacing *.cnf files: https://gitlab.synchro.net/main/sbbs/-/raw/new_user_dat/docs/newcfgfiles.txt
* A new user database file format replacing the user.dat file: https://gitlab.synchro.net/main/sbbs/-/raw/new_user_dat/docs/newuserbase.txt
And yes, if you're willing/able to build and run experimental code, you can start the upgrade process now (especially you *nix sysops) by "checking-out" the "new_user_dat" branch at gitlib.synchro.net/main/sbbs (or the mirrors on github.com or gitlab.com).
The immediate benefits of these fundamental file format changes may not be immediately obvious, but subsequent enhancements are going to be much more practical because of them.
Early testers/feedback are welcome!
digital man (rob)
This Is Spinal Tap quote #31:
Viv Savage: Quite exciting, this computer magic!
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