[TUHS] finger usage (was: pronouncing *nix formulas (was: screen editors))

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Fri Feb 7 14:23:09 AEST 2020

On Fri, 7 Feb 2020, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:

>> Oh, my .plan in those days said "To rid the world of Intel chips"
>> (sorry Clem, but this was back in the days of Intel vs. Moto).  It
>> now reads "To rid the world of M$ software" but these days the
>> finger service is generally blocked.
> It is?  My .sig (not modified for this answer) includes a finger
> reference, and "it works for me".  Do some services block incoming
> fingers?

Depends on the firewall, of course; I block it here (or rather, I don't
allow it).  You'll find my PGP stuff in the headers, for example.

-- Dave

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