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Re: mail service with no mx (was - Re: Computer systems blamed forfeeble hurricane response?)

  • From: Tony Finch
  • Date: Wed Sep 14 06:20:50 2005

On Wed, 14 Sep 2005, Roy Badami wrote:
>
> Perhaps because most telnet clients will attempt telnet option
> negotiation?

No they won't. I don't have any copies of BSD to hand from before 1987,
but even then Berkeley Telnet would not do unsolicited option negotiation
if you specified a port number.

Tony.
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