Jon Crowcroft (jon@Cs.Ucl.AC.UK)
Fri, 03 Apr 87 10:18:05 +0000
A few days ago i inadvertantly mentioned the UK JNT spooled file
transfer service as a neat means of getting data around a
network. A larginsh number of people have asked me for more
Network Independant File Transfer protocol (aka Blue Book),
normally runs over transport + X.25, but can and does run over
TCP/IP at some sites (using well known port 47).
Does recovery from connection failure, is spooled etc. Is
widely used in the UK for email, a lot.
A list of implementations can be got from:
One unix version can be got from SApider Systems, or ask piet
brooks at Cambridge (don't have his address, but requests to
firstname.lastname@example.org will find him).
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