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Standardization of host mnemonics (RFC0226)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002819D
Original Publication Date: 1971-Sep-20
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 1 page(s) / 2K

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P.M. Karp: AUTHOR

Abstract

IN EACH TELNET IMPLEMENTATION, A LIST OF HOST NMEUMONICS IS PROVIDED FOR THE USER TO INDICATE THE SERVING HOST DESIRED. CURRENTLY, EACH SITE EMPLOYS THEIR OWN SPECIAL LIST. RATHER THAN REQUIRE THE USER TO BE COGNIZANT OF THE IDIOSYNCRASIES OF EACH LIST, ESPECIALLY WHEN CHAINED THROUGH SEVERAL HOSTS VIA TELNET, IT HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED THAT STANDARD HOST DESIGNATORS BE ADOPTED.

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NETWORK WORKING GROUP PEGGY KARP

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS #226 MITRE

NIC #7625 20 SEPT 71

CATEGORIES: D.3

UPDATES: NONE

OBSOLETES: NONE

STANDARDIZATION OF HOST MNEUMONICS

IN EACH TELNET IMPLEMENTATION, A LIST OF HOST NMEUMONICS IS PROVIDED

FOR THE USER TO INDICATE THE SERVING HOST DESIRED. CURRENTLY, EACH

SITE EMPLOYS THEIR OWN SPECIAL LIST. RATHER THAN REQUIRE THE USER TO

BE COGNIZANT OF THE IDIOSYNCRASIES OF EACH LIST, ESPECIALLY WHEN

CHAINED THROUGH SEVERAL HOSTS VIA TELNET, IT HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED THAT

STANDARD HOST DESIGNATORS BE ADOPTED.

THE FOLLOWING LIST OF SIX CHARACTER DESIGNATORS IS PROPOSED AS THE

STANDARD LIST. REGISTER ANY OBJECTIONS BY 3 OCTOBER TO P. KARP (703)

893-3500 X2391, X2318. AN OFFICIAL POLICY AND IMPLEMENTATION DATE WILL

BE SET ON 8 OCTOBER.

THE LIST:

HOST # DESIGNATOR

1 UCLA

65 UCLA36

2 SRIARC

66 SRIAI

3 UCSB

4 UTAH

6 MULTCS

70 MITDM

7 RAND

8 SDC

9 HARV

10 LNCTX2

74 LNC360

11 STAN

12 ILL

69 BBN

133 BBNB

144 AMES

145 MITRE

158 TIP

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