Free Software and Information via Computer Network

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Through “anonymous ftp” accounts accessible over the Internet computer network, one can obtain much free quality software, documentation, and information relevant to meteorology. A program named archie can locate sites that offer desired software. This article lists some of the more useful sites and give suggestions for distributing software. Bitnet users have LISTSERV sources for software and information as well as connections to Internet.

Through “anonymous ftp” accounts accessible over the Internet computer network, one can obtain much free quality software, documentation, and information relevant to meteorology. A program named archie can locate sites that offer desired software. This article lists some of the more useful sites and give suggestions for distributing software. Bitnet users have LISTSERV sources for software and information as well as connections to Internet.

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