HTTP startup opportunity

Peng Tsin ONG (
Fri, 22 Apr 1994 12:16:35 -0700

I tought this group might be interested in this... [please don't reply to me.]

UNIX Implementer needed for exciting information delivery startup

Experienced management team (a Stanford MBA with Engineering degree,
a high-powered software architect, a great advisory board and all with
considerable successful startup experience) has researched, defined and
developed an opportunity for a unique information packaging and delivery
business. We are seeking a full-time implementer who desires a significant
equity position. The position starts in mid April (although working part
time in April as a consultant and full time in May as an employee can be

Attributes include:
1) Experience in working from architectural specification and adding your
own intelligence and creativity to a project.
2) Experience in processing text using Awk, Yacc, Perl or some sort of
shell programming such as the Borne shell.
3) Experience in programming in Sybase, Oracle or Informix, especially
interfacing relational databases to independent UNIX processes. You
should know how to put / fetch multi-media objects in a relational
4) Experience with SMTP, UUCP and list-server software. For example,
you should know how SMTP and UUCP works and integrate it with list-
server software from the net.
5) Knowledge of MIME.
6) Experience with Mosaic, Lynx and WWW. You should, at a minimum
use Mosaic, Lynx and WWW for personal Rnet exploration.S
7) Knowledge of HTML and HTTP. You should know what HTML code
looks like and know about to about tools to write HTML.
8) Knowledge of Veronica, Gopher and Archie. Preference is for people
how know how to put each of these services on the Internet.
9) You should be able to do the following: Process MIME or non-MIME
e-mail messages to put or retrieve appropriate text / multi-media object in
a relational database. This database should be readable by XMosaic.
10) You should be able to manage a beta testing operation.
11) You should really be into computers and the net: maybe you own your
own SparcStation.

If you are interested, please fax a resume and a detailed letter describing
your relevant experience for each attribute to:


or e-mail to:
Attn: Early Start Project.

Please don't just send a resume. Enclose your e-mail address and
any phone numbers from which you can be reached. If there is an
interest we will send you a Non-disclosure agreement with a
detailed description of the project.