On Thu, 13 December 2001, James Rich wrote:

> Well IMNSHO the use of port 449 for this stuff is stupid.  Want to connect
> to the telnet server?  Use port 23.  Want to use other services?  Connect
> to the appropriate port.  But wait, that is what 449 is supposed to be:
> the appropriate port.  Why do we need a standard to tell us what is
> already an existing standard?

For standard ports, there's usually no problem. But which port will you connect 
to on my system to reach the tom_liotta_examples service? And when I change 
that port at midnight because I need to use it for the black_hole service, 
which port will you connect to then?

Tom Liotta

Tom Liotta
The PowerTech Group, Inc.
19426 68th Avenue South
Kent, WA 98032
Phone  253-872-7788
Fax  253-872-7904

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