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Re: NSI again removes services

  • From: Dean Anderson
  • Date: Tue Oct 19 14:33:53 1999

TAC as in tacacs?

Around 09:43 AM 10/19/1999 -0700, rumor has it that hardie@equinix.com said:
>
>Wow, this looks like the SRI-era VOID database query result.  The
>impname and tacreq, in particular, look like they did back in the days
>when SRI was still doing tac cards out of the same database as whois.
>(TAC cards had user names and passwords which gave dial-up access to a
>pool of terminal access controllers run by DCA)
>
>Ken Harrenstein wrote VOID to serve as the whois database for the
>SRI-NIC and it had some useful bits that never made it in to later
>implementations.  I've always suspected that this was the influence of
>augment, one of Doug Engelbart's data storage brainstorms (for the
>TOPS 2065 platform).  One of the useful bits was that you could
>specify query type by sort algorithm as well as by key.  So you got
>wierd search commands like "li fi boo htype=h and netname=sri-net".
>(That specified a last in, first out boolean query, which was the most
>common type.)
>
>Sorry if the nostalgia break is off topic for you,
>
>					Ted Hardie
>
>
>John wrote:
>> (0) htype: D |
>> (1) handle: SERVICES5-DOM|
>> (2) name: Network Services Clearinghouse|
>> (3) hostname: |
>> (4) netname: |
>> (5) domainame: SERVICES.NET|
>> (6) netaddress: |
>> (7) address: c/o I.E.C.C.
>> 	PO Box 640
>> 	Trumansburg, NY 14886
>> 	US|
>> (8) admincontact: HOS228-ORG|
>> (9) alternatepoc: |
>> (10) activation_date: 21-Jan-1997|
>> (11) billcontact: HOS228-ORG|
>> (12) comments: |
>> (13) connectype: |
>> (14) coordinator: |
>> (15) cputype: |
>> (16) groups: |
>> (17) hostadmin: |
>> (18) host: |
>> (19) impname: |
>> (20) impnetnumber: |
>> (21) impnumber: |
>> (22) inaddrserver: |
>> (23) usgpolicy: |
>> (24) mailbox: |
>> (25) netnumber: |
>> (26) netblock: |
>> (27) nicknames: |
>> (28) opsys: |
>> (29) parentdom: NET               |
>> (30) phone: |
>> (31) protocols: |
>> (32) servercontact: IVAN-HST LIGHT3-HST|
>> (33) tacid: |
>> (34) mctacnumber: |
>> (35) techcontact: HOS228-ORG|
>> (36) tissuedate: |
>> (37) updated: 19970121-111213 dawnf=|
>> (38) user_name: |
>> (39) validcard: |
>> (40) tacreq: |
>> (41) zonecontact: HOS228-ORG|
>> (42) registrar: |
>> (43) asn_name: |
>> (44) asn_number: |
>> (45) asn_block: |
>> -- 
>> John R. Levine, IECC, POB 727, Trumansburg NY 14886 +1 607 387 6869
>> johnl@iecc.com, Village Trustee and Sewer Commissioner, http://iecc.com/johnl, 
>> Member, Provisional board, Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial E-mail
>> 
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