Re: Specification of Berkeley networking utilities

H. Craig McKee (
Thu, 27 Oct 88 12:56:49 EDT

Barry Margolin (Thinking Machines Corp) writes:

>The problem isn't that TELNET can't do what RLOGIN does, it's that
>nobody bothered to define the necessary TELNET enhancements before
>RLOGIN proliferated. I think it's too late, and anyone who thinks
>that RLOGIN can be phased out is dreaming.

As if TELNET and RLOGIN weren't enough, there are folks busily
developing a new standard for the ISO Virtual Terminal Protocol.

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