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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

http://www.pasteur.fr/infosci/RFC/3xx/352
http://www.catalog.com/hopkins/arpanet/index-large.html



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 hardie@equinix.com 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

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Thank you;
Henry R. Linneweh
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