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Alaric B. Snell scripsit:
> Neither do
> HTTP, LDAP, ODBC, IMAP, POP3, finger, ftp, tftp, fsp, etc. interoperate; yet
> all of them are based around the concept of fetching something.
It's interesting, though, that HTTP 0.9, gopher, finger, and whois
*do* interoperate. They all use the protocol "Send one line of key,
get arbitrary text back".
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"Mr. Lane, if you ever wish anything that I can do, all you will have
to do will be to send me a telegram asking and it will be done."
"Mr. Hearst, if you ever get a telegram from me asking you to do
anything, you can put the telegram down as a forgery."