Subject: Re: Problems with telnet
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Brian R. Gaeke <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/1995 14:11:39
And then spake matthew green as follows:
>    While talking about telnet - I am too lazy to do a -pr because I
>    have not fixed the bug yet, but try "telnet h". Hmm. Bug.
> no, not really.  try `telnet help'.  it's designed that way, for
> some reason.

Ah, so 'h', 'he', 'hel' and 'help' are all braindamaged hostnames for
telnet? bah. admittedly they're not too common, but this seems a bit
overboard, especially when much more extensive help is just a 'man telnet'
away. I send-pr'd it, FWIW (not much I'll bet).


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