Subject: Re: How to make a server?
To: Dave Sainty <David.Sainty@mcs.vuw.ac.nz>
From: Ted Lemon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/25/1997 23:01:46
> My modemd was designed primarilly for outgoing connections, yours
> seems more for incoming...
Actually, the feature set of my modemd is along the lines of what you
get from a NetBlazer, plus what you get from getty. So it actually
does both incoming and outgoing, including allowing you to telnet to a
port (with the full telnet protocol - you don't get line mode) and get
My outgoing daemon is actually called mpoold, since it manages one or
more pools of modems.
> I guess modemd is such an obvious name. Maybe I should rename mine to
> "Modem Explorer Pro". :) :)
It is confusing, but I don't think you've chosen badly - it's just too
bad about the clash.
Anyway, the code is under the BSD copyright, so if you find anything
useful in it, feel free to use it!