REPOST: Re: A new forum is up! Q: what means nntp

François Granger fgranger at alussinan.org
Tue Jan 1 22:37:53 CET 2002


Aahz Maruch <aahz at panix.com> wrote:

> In article <u2ovs5he3d2hcd at corp.supernews.com>,
> DeepBleu <DeepBleu at DeepBleu.org> wrote:
> >
> >NNTP is an internet protocol like SMTP, POP3 and HTTP for
> >communication.  Also, it is the oldest one and it used to be the most
> >instructive before AOL hit the scene along with the 'gold rush' :)
> 
> Really?  NNTP is older than SMTP?  Mind telling me where you found that
> little gem?

Interresting to dig into the History...

SMTP RFC 821 aug 82
NNTP RFC 977 feb 86

-- 
"Things should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
Albert Einstein, apparently in his "Autobiographical notes"
Cité par Alex Martelli



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