LysKOM

Lysator's conferencing system.

In Swedish

LysKOM is a conferencing system, or a kind of electronic bulletin board system. It is one of the most important means of communcation within Lysator.

The LysKOM system is made up of a server and several clients. The most mature client is currently elispklienten.

Information

LysKOM concepts (in Swedish). If you can't read Swedish you might find the first few chapters of the Protocol A specification useful instead, since they cover the same material.
LysKOM - history and technology (in Swedish).
Bettans nybörjarintroduktion till LysKOM (emacslispklienten) (in Swedish).
Att starta LysKOM - a guide to how to access the LysKOM system from different places (in Swedish).
Att starta LysKOM. How to use the Emacs lisp client (in Swedish).
Protocol A - a specification of the protocol used between the clients and the server (finally, a document in English!).

Clients

There are several clients. Here is a short description of most of them.

Emacslispklienten (in Swedish). The client itself can be configured to use English. This client runs inside Emacs.
WinKOM, a client for Windows.
The TTY client (in Swedish). This is a command-line oriented client. It attempts to closely mimic KOM v6, which was our inspiration when LysKOM was developed.
Tkom, Nilkom och Kom++
JySKom, a WWW-based client.
KLC, Kimmo's Lyskom Client, a client for Windows (in English, Finnish and Swedish).
Lyxkom
Perlklienten
Python-modul
gtKOM, en Gnome-klient
WebKOM, a WWW-based client.

Server

The source code for the LysKOM-server is available under GNU GPL.

Server source code via FTP.
Version 2.1.2 via HTTP (PGP-signature)
The server home page.