No doubt you are familiar with
Fidonet's life-blood, the message echo which allows you to converse with
people from all over the world. Along with the echomail bundles
you pick up daily, most likely you have the opportunity to also pick
up 'file echos'.
This 'cousin' of echomail makes shareware and freeware files from all
over the world available daily through the IFDC
FileGate Project .
Read a Brief History of File