diet coke for breakfast

Friday, August 01, 2003

Posted by Tanstaafl
End of the road for SMTP? | CNET

"Developed when the Internet was used almost exclusively by academics, the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, or SMTP, assumes that you are who you say you are."

This is one of the few things left from Arpanet. It's what Stanford uses to send email (apparently as well as almost everyone else). I never would have guessed it was that old though.


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