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

Christian Liendo cliendo at
Tue Sep 13 13:44:00 CDT 2016

Agree. It's quite easy to telnet to a port to see if you get a response.
Do it a lot.

> Are ifconfig, netstat, traceroute, et al really insecure?    (Maybe a case
> could be made for traceroute)   These types of changes to the core of
> userland are epic dumb IMHO.   Telnet is very useful for debugging, and
> certainly dropping telnetd is a good thing - which everyone has done.

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