[e2e] What if there were no well known numbers?
braden at ISI.EDU
Fri Aug 4 16:07:09 PDT 2006
>DNS had not even been dreamed of when well-known sockets were put in
>place. It was a quick fix to get ready for ICCC '72. These are after the
>fact excuses to maintain the status quo.
But there was a hosts.txt file, which served the same purpose. My memory
of ICCC 72 (yes, I was there) differs
from yours. I recall Jon designing several versions of the ICP, which
implicitly decided the issue of port
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