Re: solution time for www/smtp hole (Marc Andreessen)
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 93 19:47:11 -0500
From: (Marc Andreessen)
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Subject: Re: solution time for www/smtp hole 
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mkgray@Athena.MIT.EDU writes:
> Limiting HTTP connections to only a few ports will cause problems
> for a number of servers.  There are HTTP servers running on a wide
> range of ports including many on ports 8000, 8001, and 8002, and
> many on other unpredictable ports (2784, 800, 9666, etc).  In
> particular this would influence sites like which has
> servers running on ports 80, 2784, 8001, 8002 and 8004, where they
> can't simply move to the 'standard' port because they are already
> using it.

That's why my original note said "except for >1024, which is wide