[TUHS] BerkNet

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Thu Nov 27 04:26:16 AEST 2014

On Tue, 25 Nov 2014, Erik E. Fair wrote:

> I suspect that BerkNet's colon separator for host:file was how the rcp 
> command got that syntax, and probably how ssh inherited it.

That could also explain why ACSnet's first incarnation also used a colon 
separator (you'll see me as "dave:csu40" in some early AUUGN editions; 
that's me at the University of NSW Computing Services Unit 11/40).

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