[TUHS] [COFF] Pondering the hosts file
henry.r.bent at gmail.com
Fri Mar 12 06:30:00 AEST 2021
On Thu, Mar 11, 2021, 15:12 Jan Schaumann <jschauma at netmeister.org> wrote:
> "Nelson H. F. Beebe" <beebe at math.utah.edu> wrote:
> > The hosts file format definition appears in
> > RFC 752: Universal host table
> > RFC 810: DoD Internet host table specification
> > RFC 952: DoD Internet host table specification
> > A 1986 hosts.txt file in my PDP-10 archives notes:
> The earliest copy of the hosts file I could find was
> ;GIDNEY::<PAETZOLD.ARPANET>HOSTS.TXT.5, 27-Mar-85 13:11:54, Edit by
> ;GIDNEY::<PAETZOLD.ARPANET>HOSTS.TXT.4, 25-Mar-85 13:56:55, Edit by
> ;local stuff
> ; DoD Internet Host Table
> ; 22-Mar-85
> ; Version number 436
> Does anybody have an earlier copy?
This was in the first page of Google search results for "DoD Internet Host
Table"; I bet with a little more research I could come up with something
much older. Or one of the PDP-10 folks will find the original...
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