Re: Finger URL

Bob Denny (
Mon, 22 Aug 1994 00:10:44 +0200

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>Until all of the services on the net are moderately secure, this WILL happen
>if we support something like a finger URL. Of course, gopher: already
>allows you to do this, if you are clever.

Well, think about the possibilities with a Web server where people are posting their
personal home pages. Or somebody with a web server running on their Mac or PC.

What's the difference? Why quash a good idea?

-- Bob (feisty mode today)

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