ftp archives disappearing?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Mar 14 02:39:34 CDT 2007
On Mar 13, 2007, at 3:52 PM, Ken Seefried wrote:
>>> These protocols
>>> no longer exist on the Internet, mostly due to valid security
>> Hmm, that's an interesting assertion:
>> apophis$ which finger
>> apophis$ which talk
>> ...looks to me like they're still there.
> He said "exist on the Internet". As someone who looks at such
> things for a living, he's right for all practical purposes.
They work just fine if they're enabled. As someone who runs such
things for a living, someone else's assertion that something "no
longer exists" simply because it is no longer as common as it once
was...well that's getting to be a bit annoying, and it's becoming
more and more common around here.
> N.B. - "Practical purposes" means something more than "a couple of
> cc'ers doing it for nostalgia".
I do it to communicate with my coworkers. Pretty much every day,
I might add, and nostalgia has nothing to do with it.
Man, the "blinders" are really bad around here lately.
Port Charlotte, FL
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