AdeptXBBS is a rewrite of XBBS by Mark Kimes, ported to the OS/2 operating
system. The work was done by Adept Software, who ported over the functionality
and added some OS/2-related features. It was intended to be a commercial
In April of 1996, the license with the original author was due to expire, and
the Adept Software developers decided they couldn't afford to extend the
license, instead chosing to release AdeptXBBS as a freeware package.
Another author, named "Taz!", took some amount of claim over the released
package and intended/intends to release updated versions of the software.
The ID file for 1.11y says " 32-bit, Multi-Threaded GUI, NNTP, SMTP, POP3, Telnet, Sockets, FTP, Integrated Mailer, REXX, Utils, multiple language, XMsg, *.Msg, Squish and JAM msg bases, localized date/time display and a lot more! Very customizable for almost any BBSing needs. GUI (PM) BBS for OS/2. FREEWare/2, 24 Node Version."