Misc ideas & comments

P. T. Withington ptw@pobox.com
Fri, 27 Mar 1998 22:22:25 -0500

On 3/27/98 20:00, Kalman Reti wrote:

>    Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 16:23 EST
>    From: Rodrigo Ventura <yoda@isr.ist.utl.pt>
>	    I have a LispM nearby, and I'll never forget the day I
>    installed TCP/IP and tryed to telnet from a PC to the LispM. The LispM
>    didn't even ask for user/passwd and gave me a lisp listener. 
>For the record, this isn't quite accurate.  You could alway deny any service
>by IP address (the concept of trusted hosts).  It is true that in older 
>the default was to trust anyone, but that was changed quite quickly to 
>to trust no one.								 

And, no LispM was ever infected by the Internet Worm.  The day of the 
worm the SMTP logs showed some invalid transactions that were ignored.  
Nothing more.