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Standardization of host mnemonics.
P.M. Karp. September 1971.

 
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NETWORK WORKING GROUP PEGGY KARP REQUEST FOR COMMENTS #226 MITRE NIC #7625 20 SEPT 71 CATEGORIES: D.3 UPDATES: NONE OBSOLETES: NONE STANDARDIZATION OF HOST MNEUMONICS IN EACH TELNET IMPLEMENTATION, A LIST OF HOST NMEUMONICS IS PROVIDED FOR THE USER TO INDICATE THE SERVING HOST DESIRED. CURRENTLY, EACH SITE EMPLOYS THEIR OWN SPECIAL LIST. RATHER THAN REQUIRE THE USER TO BE COGNIZANT OF THE IDIOSYNCRASIES OF EACH LIST, ESPECIALLY WHEN CHAINED THROUGH SEVERAL HOSTS VIA TELNET, IT HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED THAT STANDARD HOST DESIGNATORS BE ADOPTED. THE FOLLOWING LIST OF SIX CHARACTER DESIGNATORS IS PROPOSED AS THE STANDARD LIST. REGISTER ANY OBJECTIONS BY 3 OCTOBER TO P. KARP (703) 893-3500 X2391, X2318. AN OFFICIAL POLICY AND IMPLEMENTATION DATE WILL BE SET ON 8 OCTOBER. THE LIST: HOST # DESIGNATOR 1 UCLA 65 UCLA36 2 SRIARC 66 SRIAI 3 UCSB 4 UTAH 6 MULTCS 70 MITDM 7 RAND 8 SDC 9 HARV 10 LNCTX2 74 LNC360 11 STAN 12 ILL 69 BBN 133 BBNB 144 AMES 145 MITRE 158 TIP [ This RFC was put into machine readable form for entry ] [ into the online RFC archives by BBN Corp. under the ] [ direction of Alex McKenzie. 12/96 ] [Page 1]

   

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