About the Kentlands Forum
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This forum is a pilot project for using technology to better connect a community of neighbors. Dialogue is welcome. Share your personal perspective, pass on news and information. Ask open-ended questions.
Uncivil dialogue is not welcome, and abusers will be "eldered."
This website is provided as a community service. This website is in no way affiliated with, sanctioned by, nor endorsed by the Kentlands Community Assembly or the developer of the Kentlands. Opinions expressed on this board are strictly those of the posters and should not be construed to represent the opinions of anyone other than the poster.
The site logged its first 100 postings on March 8, 2000, twenty-five days after its debut. For an example of an established bulletin board with over 18,000 postings, see:
Nature Photography Forum
How this System Works
This bboard software was written by Philip Greenspun and hosted for free by him started in 1995.
Anyone could come in and create a forum and moderate the discussion. Most of the thousands of
forums on this server were and are publicly searchable by Google and other Web indices.