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- Toby A Inkster
August 6, 2003, 7:00 am
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Although a knowledge of SMTP really requires a knowledge of MIME and
RFC822 (which standardise how a message is formatted) to back it up.
Sorry, don't know of one.
NNTP is probably a little too complicated for a simple guide.
FTP is the most complex of the lot (it's really not nice at all!) and I
strongly doubt that anyone has written a simple guide.
Well OK, most of FTP is fairly easy -- it's just the file transfers that
Toby A Inkster BSc (Hons) ARCS | mailto:email@example.com | pgp:0x6A2A7D39
aim:inka80 | icq:6622880 | yahoo:tobyink | jabber:firstname.lastname@example.org
http://www.goddamn.co.uk/tobyink/ | "You've got spam!"
The subjects are really complicated to say the least,
alltough http://webopedia.internet.com gives me a good
idea on how it works and what is really is.
It seems i'll have to read more on MIME and RFC822 first
since SMTP has my main interest.
Samuël van Laere