[plug] Dis'd email & PLUG is the BEST list

Christian christian at global.net.au
Tue Apr 20 11:13:04 WST 1999

Tamara Thompson wrote:
> <laughing>  okay, you are the best, but
> you are a *tough* group.  <grins>

That's what makes us the best. :P

> Hey, in my intro to unix presentation the other
> day, I couldn't answer this smoothly:
> what is the difference between rlogin and
> telnet?

Well, they're different protocols. :)  TELNET tends to be the more
standard of the two whereas rlogin (and the other r-services) tend to be
Unix-specific.  I think Telnet is also the simpler of the two since it's
often used for interactively opening a TCP connection to some non-telnet
port and directly interacting with the server listening there.

Someone who knows more about it can probably give you better details.



I'm not trying to give users what they want, I'm trying to give them
freedom, which they can then accept or reject. If people don't want
freedom, they may be out of luck with me, but I won't allow them to 
define for me what is right, what is worth spending my life for.
                                                    - Richard Stallman

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