[TUHS] Cool talk on Unix and Sendmail history, by Eric Allman

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed Aug 2 10:37:20 AEST 2023

On Tue, 1 Aug 2023, Erik E. Fair wrote:

> Even simple spew could be dangerous: who remembers "intelligent 
> terminal" transmit-back codes and the mischief those caused?

ASCII bombs were fairly popular in the old MS-DOS BBS days (format the 
disk, anyone?), and it was possible over packet radio too (sort of a BBS 
via Amateur i.e. "ham" radio).

-- Dave (vk2kfu)

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