[linux-elitists] telnet weenie frenzy!

Emanuel Pirker epirker@edu.uni-klu.ac.at
Mon Feb 26 12:51:56 PST 2001


On Mon, 26 Feb 2001, Don Marti wrote:

> Also, any ideas for an easy-to-type replacement for the "ssh" command
> if Ylonen's lawyers manage to take out OpenSSH? I know they have no
> case, but there's a hacker tradition of "when you're forced to replace a
> project name, pick one insulting to the plaintiff". The problem is that
> the y key (on QWERTY) is inconvenient to reach, so "ys", "yia", and
> "yfpbtb" are slower to type than "ssh".

His full name is Tatu Ylonen. So I would prefer "ft" which seems
considerably easy remember and explain to a novice, and is easier than yt.

I wonder if somebody has already trademarked "httpd" and will pressure the
Apache group to rename "httpd" to "apache"...

Regards,

Emanuel


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