Using a BBS, you can chat with many other people all around the world :
Americans, Austrians, Italians, Frenchs, ...
In this BBS, you can talk to other people with different kinds of messages, even if the other user is offline.
Global Village BBS is a project born in the University of Innsbruck, in Austria, and now hosted in Vienna, Austria.
Technically, this BBS lives in a computer running a server connected to the Internet 24 hours a day, to allow everyone to be connected anywhere from the world. This BBS is running on a Intel(R) Celeron(R) M 1.5GHz under Linux.