A new forum is up! Q: what means nntp

Alex Martelli aleax at aleax.it
Fri Dec 28 18:41:02 CET 2001


"Cameron Laird" <claird at starbase.neosoft.com> wrote in message
news:2419401F9FA44C22.520DBCE4218C0223.5487885783B69E22 at lp.airnews.net...
> In article
<E6BE2136ABF306B9.F6485048E0D07105.E913F194464E51CC at lp.airnews.net>,
> Cameron Laird <claird at starbase.neosoft.com> I approximated:
> > .
> > .
> > .
> >RFC 765  FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL                        June     1980
> >RFC 821  SIMPLE MAIL TRANSFER PROTOCOL                 August   1982
> >RFC 854  TELNET PROTOCOL SPECIFICATION                 May      1983
> >RFC 850  Standard for Interchange of USENET Messages   June     1983
> >RFC 977  Network News Transfer Protocol                February 1986
> .
> .
> .
> Oops; substitute the earlier
> RFC 788  SIMPLE MAIL TRANSFER PROTOCOL                 November 1981

That had the same _name_, but I don't think it would interoperate
with the one specified in late '82 (and widely implemented in '83),
so I don't think they should be considered the same _protocol_.


Alex






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