Re: Some non-expert additions to the proposed Internet Draft

"Eric A. Anderson" <eanders+@cmu.edu> Fri, 06 November 1992 11:40 UTC

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From: "Eric A. Anderson" <eanders+@cmu.edu>
To: rzm@oso.chalmers.se
Subject: Re: Some non-expert additions to the proposed Internet Draft
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Stephen Tihor 212 998 3052 <TIHOR@ACFcluster.NYU.EDU> writes:
> --> There is archie service available (telnet archie.funet.fi, 
> --> login as archie) containing lists of files from about
> --> 1000 sites and allowing both on-line and via e-mail
> --> searches.
> *** But note that archie is not a production service and
> *** systematically ignores some sites.
archie is a production service at this point.  Or at least as well as
I understand how people are maintaining it.
What do you mean by systematically ignores?  Archie 2.0 can't handle
VMS sites, and sites which we don't get add requests, or we get remove
requests are not in the databases.
          -Eric 
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