This article is from the Sri Lanka FAQ, by Prasad Dharmasena email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
For more info on FTP, e-mail, Usenet, gopher, WWW, WAIS, etc. read:
(These are NOT about Sri Lanka)
a) "The Whole Internet - User's Guide and Catalog" by Ed Krol
Published as an O'Reilly Associates <firstname.lastname@example.org> book.
ISBN: 1-56592-025-2 http://nearnet.gnn.com/
b) "Zen and the Art of Internet" by Brendon Kehoe <email@example.com>
ftp://ftp.uu.net/ (location not certain)
Also available in paperback - ISBN: 0-13-010778-6
c) "EFF's Guide to the Internet" by Electronic Frontier Foundation
This guide is available free of charge from the EFF at
iv EFF BBS (+1 202 638 6120)
v America OnLine (AOL) keyword EFF
vi CompuServe (CIS) GO EFFSIG
FTP - ftp://amil.eng.buffalo.edu/pub/slnet/
Maintained by Jagath "Bandu" Samarabandu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
README - Read this first
doc/ - documents, reports, papers, etc.
images/ - gif and tiff images from SL + space shuttle photos of SL
info/ - information of all kinds
misc/ - chicken curry recipe, guitar cords, sinhala mac font
***** Please restrict your FTPing to non-business hours *****
***** (6:00pm - 7:00 am US Eastern Time). *****
Those of you who cannot ftp directly can use a mail server. Send the
word "help" in the message body to <email@example.com>
WWW - http://www.city.net/countries/sri_lanka/
Maintained by City Net. (Info - http://www.city.net/cnx/about_cnx.html)
This page contains links the several of following pages
WWW - http://suif.stanford.edu/~saman/lanka/sri_lanka.html
Maintained by Saman Amarasinghe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
WWW - http://www.cm.cf.ac.uk/Sri_Lanka
Maintained by Gihan Seneviratne <email@example.com>
WWW - http://www.freenet.mb.ca/community/iphome/s/slam/index.html
Maintained by Castus Peiris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
on behalf of Sri Lanka Association of Manitoba, Canada.
WWW - http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~janahan/tamil.html
Maintained by Rudrakodeswaran N. Janahan" <email@example.com>
This is mostly about Tamil Eelam and LTTE.
WWW - http://www.essex.ac.uk/law/human-rights/COUNTRIES/SRI-LANKA/
Martin Hogan <firstname.lastname@example.org> maintains a page for war
and human rights issues. (slow connection from US)
WWW - http://yucc.yorku.ca/home/thomas/sl.html
Maintained by Thomas Savundranayagam <email@example.com>
Future announcements, past photos, etc of special events
organized by the York Sri Lanka Student Association.
WWW - http://www.singapore.com/business/srilanka
Maintained by Sri Lanka High Commission in Singapore
Investment opportunities for companies in Sri Lanka
(folks, how about expanding to news/info/etc also)
WWW - http://www.geo.unizh.ch/~lanka
Maintained by Peter Bitter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Technical papers, studies, proposals on Land Use etc.
WWW - http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/
United Nations University/University of Ulster
Links/Pointers to most of the other SL stuff on the Net.
File Server - SLnet related file archive is <email@example.com>
To get a listing of available files, please send an e-mail to the
above address with "help" (no quotes) in the Subject line.
Many other Sri Lankans (Shahani, ...) have Web pages with
Sri Lanka related stuff. Please let each other (and me) know so
links can be made from one to the other.