G4 cube (was Re: 68K Macs with MacOS 7.5 still in production use...)

Cameron Kaiser spectre at floodgap.com
Tue Sep 13 13:26:27 CDT 2016

> > But what I originally stated still holds.   Perhaps you don't have
> > plain-text ftp and telnet, but you have the ssh equivalents,
> There is no ssh equivalent to telnet (the command).  It sounds to me as
> though you are thinking of telnet, the command, as nothing but an
> interface to telnet, the remote login protocol.  That is far from its
> only use; indeed, these days, that isn't much of a use at all.  I can't
> recall the last time I saw a machine running a telnet daemon even on an
> isolated intranet.

Actually, most of my systems on *this* isolated intranet run a telnetd. It's
inward facing, of course, but there's no reason for encryption on this
network when I'm the sole user.

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