ietf-nntp MODE READER proposed text
chl at clw.cs.man.ac.uk
Mon Jan 15 01:50:01 PST 2001
In <ylu274pdsr.fsf at windlord.stanford.edu> Russ Allbery <rra at stanford.edu> writes:
>Charles Lindsey <chl at clw.cs.man.ac.uk> writes:
>> Well if that is out of scope, then so is the last sentence of what you
>> wrote. But it seems stupid to demand a separate RFD on so small an
>I don't see why you would say that. Saying that one can use a separate
>port chosen by mutual agreement with one's peers for peer-to-peer
>connections and reserve the standard NNTP port for reading clients sounds
>like a completely different level of statement from standardizing an
>additional port to me.
Yes, but I was just trying to find a way to get the magic number 433 into
our document, without breaking our charter too much. If such mutual
peer-to-peer arrangements are going to be common, then life will be
simpler if they all know about the "official" number.
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