Re: (Fwd) Re: DNS: Suggested ADNA Board Members

Re: (Fwd) Re: DNS: Suggested ADNA Board Members

From: Dougal Holmes <Dougal.Holmes§>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 1998 12:32:51 +1000
Adam Todd wrote:

>I remember developing from tool kits in 1980's (mid), and people of high
>regard in Australian Technology were laughing at me because I was wasting
>my time developing with IP. "Netbios was the way to go. It works, it's
>there now.  Why reinvent what works?"
>As you can see Netbios is now little but a thing of the past.  Don't even
>need it for your Microsoft Network.  Just plain good ol' IP.

Mind you, the Microsoft use of IP is just to act as a wrapper for NetBios,
and uses it's own flat naming system called WINS.

Received on Thu Mar 05 1998 - 12:54:54 UTC

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