[maemo-users] Where is telnet?

From: Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Date: Fri May 15 19:10:45 EEST 2009
On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 5:03 AM, James Knott <james.knott at rogers.com> wrote:
> Mark wrote:
>> All flavors of Windows since 3.11 came with telnet pre-installed. My
>> Psion Series 5 (circa 1997) had telnet out of the box, and it
>> certainly doesn't have anything like the storage or any other
>> resources the ITs have.
> Are you sure it was in Windows 3.11?  That was before MS embraced the
> internet, with W95.

Yes, I'm certain. It was used with a little application called simply
"terminal". I used it constantly with bulletin boards before the
proliferation of ISPs and the Web, and even after I had a "real" ISP
to access my email. That same application was available in Win9x/ME,
and the NT/XP versions of Windows have all had command line telnet.


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