[rc5] RC5 for Mac--which settings?

Ivo Janssen ivo at ricardis.tudelft.nl
Fri Jul 18 22:54:38 EDT 1997


On Fri, 18 Jul 1997, Seth wrote:

> > I have a serial port, but what the blazes is a telnet port? Or a
> > normal
> > port? Or a standard
> > port? Or a port filter?

A telnet port is a virtual thing that TCP/IP (the internet) uses to
know what part of your computer it addresses, like: I want to ftp to
a computer, so i tell the computer: give my your port 21 of your
network code.

It has nothing to do with physical ports like serial or parallel.

Ivo

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