[NNTP] The meaning of T
Eric A. Hall
ehall at ehsco.com
Wed Sep 1 12:31:07 PDT 2004
On 9/1/2004 5:38 AM, Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
> RFC 2821 says "Simple Mail Transfer Protocol".
> RFC 2616 says "Hypertext Transfer Protocol".
> RFC 765 says "File Transfer Protocol".
> RFC 977 says "Network News Transfer Protocol".
> Yet our document is entitled "Network News Transport Protocol", and has
> been so right the way back to draft 01.
> Is this correct? If so, should the reason for the change be given anywhere?
It really should be "Transfer" given that "Transport" has completely
different meaning in the IETF
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