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

Petri Ojala <ojala@funet.fi> Fri, 06 November 1992 10:54 UTC

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

 > --> 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.
 > ...

We consider Archie as one of the production services and it is one
of the major factors in planning for the future of nic.funet.fi.

Unfortunately there are many features missing or not functioning
properly in free software packages such as Archie.

Regards,
Petri Ojala
FUNET