I've made much of screen resolution and viewing the site because The Weirding was designed to be seen as it was... designed. I've made a lot of that, too. As I've said time and again, The Weirding is meant to be actual artwork - a functional piece of art: a print "book" distributed online; in its purest and most successful form, The Weirding is supposed to blend that separation of media and medium. The Web is both media and medium - both the materials with which the project is created and the means by which it is distributed (another concept I've driven into the ground here) - though this duality is all too rarely employed, and almost never for any functional purpose.
On the BBS, a "front-end" program was used to determine if the phonecall was data-based, answer it, and pass it through to the actual BBS software program(s). This, and much more, was accomplished through a huge batch file which was the ultimate control unit. The front-end batch file handled literally everything, from mailruns to maintenance to the aforementioned phone-handling.
What I am about to undertake will handle all of this:
Obviously, this is going to take a lot of time and I'm notorious for fucking shit up and taking forever to figure it out and fix it, so if you can't get to anything or it throws you into loops and so forth, please let me know.
© C Harris Lynn, 2010