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File Request
  • [FidoNet] n. The FidoNet equivalent of FTP, in which one BBS system automatically dials another and snarfs one or more files. Often abbreviated `FReq'; files are often announced as being "available for FReq" in the same way that files are announced as being "available for/by anonymous FTP" on the Internet.
  • vt. The act of getting a copy of a file by using the File Request option of the BBS mailer.