the blog/wiki/website/homepage/internetpräsenz of Stefan Rinner

Friday, Mar 30, 2001

"I can't understand why Apple would ignore user requests like this.
No other maker of Operating Systems ever ignores user pleas. For example.
My windows 98 box is bug free and secure just as I requested.
My linux box has the latest in gaming capabilities without any duplicate, incomplete, or beta software of any kind. Of course I run the standardized window manager. (As I requested)
My BeOS box has a plethora of software available and runs windows applications too! Just like I wanted! "
RFC3092 (rfc:3092)- "Etymology of 'Foo'" Approximately 212 RFCs so far, starting with RFC 269 (rfc:269), contain the terms `foo', `bar', or `foobar' as metasyntactic variables without any proper explanation or definition. This document rectifies that deficiency." RFC3091 (rfc:3091) - "Pi Digit Generation Protocol" "This protocol is intended to provide the Pi digit generation service (PIgen), and be used between clients and servers on host computers. Typically the clients are on workstation hosts lacking local Pi support, and the servers are more capable machines with greater Pi calculation capabilities. The essential tradeoff is the use of network resources and time instead of local computational cycles." RFC3093 (rfc:3093)- "Firewall Enhancement Protocol" "...Our methodology is to layer any application layer Transmission Control Protocol/User Datagram Protocol (TCP/UDP) packets over the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) protocol, since HTTP packets are typically able to transit Firewalls..."