[TUHS] uucp protocol nits

Ron Natalie ron at ronnatalie.com
Sat Mar 11 06:34:24 AEST 2017

> 'g' protocol was what everyone ran. 64 byte packets, in a three packet
window.  By default.  But 'g' could really race along, if provoked.  The
window could slide up to seven!  Unless you were running Xenix, where 
> that provoked a core dump.  On most systems, increasing the window size
meant binary patching uucico.

Anybody remember the Telebit trailblazer modems that snooped on the g
protocol going through them?

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