[NTLK] Newton Server

Tony Kan tonykan at xtra.co.nz
Mon Dec 29 17:36:35 EST 2014


Hi Greg

You might want to check out this page:
http://myapplenewton.blogspot.co.nz/2010/07/npds.html

It covers what Grant is talking about.  

If you do a search on My Apple Newton you'll pick up a few other articles on
how to administer NPDS.

HTH

Cheers

Tony Kan

Christchurch
New Zealand



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[mailto:newtontalk-bounces at newtontalk.net] On Behalf Of Greg Goodwin
Sent: Monday, 29 December 2014 9:27 p.m.
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Subject: Re: [NTLK] Newton Server

Ok, I got the Newton server looking about the way I'd like.  Just two
questions after hours of tinkering:

1) What is the code to say "See what is on my Newton" and where it accesses
the GIF SERVER app?

2) How to set this up so people beyond my network can see the page?  (And
get registered on the NPDS tracker page?

Thanks!

Doctor Clu



The damn 3CCE589ET ethernet card.   Worked great at first.   Gave me a bit
of hope.  Then I tinkered with the 
On Dec 28, 2014, at 5:34 PM, Greg Goodwin wrote:

> So I love my Newton MessagePads and they have been essentially unused
since 2005-2006.   Got PowerPC G4 laptops at that point, and the Newtons
were just not as useful.
> 
> But they are so cute in their own way.   Even to this day though the file
sharing is horrible, what Newtons can do in their own little world is
adorable.
> 
> Had the Newtons plugged up for years to preserve the batteries, which has
mostly worked.  Since they turn themselves back on all the time I figured
might as well put them to use.  I have one Newton (out of two) that is being
used as a Newton Server.
> 
> I need to do the following:
> 
> 1) adjust the webpage to open up more functions.  At this point if just
says who I am, and you can see messages written.
> 
> Here is what it currently says:
> 
> NewtonOS Personal Data Sharing
> 
> This Newton Belongs To:
> 
> Greg Goodwin
> Email: drclu at swbell.net
> Pager: Web*Pager
> 
> Browse My .
> 
> Search My Names Database:
> 
> Enter Search Terms Separated By Spaces. 
> Example: Wu Garden Chicago
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Notes in my Notepad:
> 
> No Files Available
> Notes Posted Via the WWW:
> 
> Hi world
> Post a Note Using: Whiteboard
> 
> Search My Notepad:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> This server is registered on this
> 
> You're Reading Page #367 Served By This Newton.
> 
> It's 12/28/08 5:30 pm Here in Dallas, TX.
> 
> MOTD: Greg & Kim's Newt Land.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 2) I believe I need to patch the Newton to work beyond 2010?   Are there
any other updates I should know about?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Greg
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