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Re: NSI again removes services
- From: Henry R. Linneweh
- Date: Wed Oct 20 00:34:47 1999
Some nifty stuff from the old days
Henry Yen wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 19, 1999 at 06:35:25AM -0400, Dean Anderson wrote:
> > Hmm. I always thought the unix tip command was a reference to tip and ring of phone line pairs. This sounds more likely... Something for Peter Salus...
> > Around 12:36 PM 10/19/1999 -0700, rumor has it that firstname.lastname@example.org said:
> > >> TAC as in tacacs?
> > >
> > >Yep. The original TACACS specification was in a BBN technical
> > >memo, CC-0045; RFC 1492 contains an informal specification
> > >of the extended version that Cisco implemented. The background
> > >section of RFC 1492 gives a bit of the history:
> > >
> > >Background
> > >
> > > There used to be a network called ARPANET. This network consisted of
> > > end nodes (hosts), routing nodes (IMPs) and links. There were (at
> > > least) two types of IMPs: those that connected dedicated lines only
> > > and those that could accept dial up lines. The latter were called
> > > "TIPs."
> i think TIP stood for Terminal Interface Processor, and IMP stood for
> Interface Message Processor.
> Henry Yen Aegis Information Systems, Inc.
> Senior Systems Programmer Hicksville, New York
Henry R. Linneweh