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TELNET control.com login: bbs Welcome to ICS.net the Information Resource of the Industrial Computing Society (hosted on Cthulhu.Control.Com at Control Technology Corp., Hopkinton MA) =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Welcome to ICSNet, an informational resource of the ICS! =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- This system is provided to you by ICS volunteers and by your ICS membership fees. It exists to provide a medium for ICS members to share information with each other, and to access other sources of information available outside the ICS community. Society Membership ------------------ In order to use this system, it is advisable for you to become a member of the Industrial Computing Society. To become a member of the ICS, please enter the following information into a email message, and send it to the sysop using the "feedback" command (or, call (919)990-9303 for an application): Name, Title Full Company Address (or home address if applicable) Phone and FAX numbers Preferred Email Address Then, send a check for $55 to: Industrial Computing Society 67 Alexander Drive PO Box 12277 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA You will get a membership card, the ICS newsletter, and hard-copy survey form which you need to fill out and sign in order to receive Industrial Computing Magazine. ICSnet Validation ----------------- Prior to your actual membership, you can be validated for use of this system on a trial basis. Just use the "feedback" command, requesting user validation, and optionally complete your "plan" information. The ICS volunteers who have built ICSNet look forward to your active participation! By working together, we can build ICS into a vibrant force in Industrial Computing. NOTE THESE MAIN COMMANDS!!! - help - This gets you into the "help" system, which is menu-driven. new - This scans through all the newsgroups you have joined looking for new messages (we automatically join you to a number of interesting groups, but there are others). Note that the first time you log in, there will be no "new" messages - try again tomorrow. join/unjoin - These commands add or delete the current newsgroup from your scan list (see above). To move to a specific newsgroup, type the name of the newsgroup and hit (enter). To read messages in the current group, type "read". In read mode, typing the message number will show that message. To get a list of newsgroups, type "help newsgroups".