Re: Adult Lists

Ross Binnie (dianaros@vianet.on.ca)
Sat, 25 Oct 1997 21:18:25 -0400


Thanks for the information!

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> From: Eric Ochoa [NOL Staff] <cwizard@nol.net>
> To: CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu
> Subject: Re: Adult Lists
> Date: Saturday, October 25, 1997 8:18 PM
>
> On Sat, 25 Oct 1997, Jason Williams wrote:
>
> > On Sat, 25 Oct 1997, Laura Gee wrote:
> > > How d I find lists of adults using cuseeme and haw do I use
'reflector'
> > > sites and what exactly ARE reflector sites.
> >
> > Best bet is to try a reflector... My reflector scanner is up at
> > http://ccwf.cc.utexas.edu/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/streak/scan
> >
> > How do you use a reflector? You type in the IP address as if you were
> > connecting directly to someone else.
>
> <soapbox>
> I would just like to comment on a common misconception that alot of
people
> seem to have. While the most common method today is by connecting "via
> IP", alot of people have become trained to think that ONLY an IP address
> will work, when in almost all cases, an actual hostname works just as
> well. For example I have told people to connect to "reflector.nol.net"
> (doesn't that sound easy to remember?) and they INSIST on me giving them
> the IP (206.126.32.101). These two things are one in the same, nobody
> goes around looking at websites via IP do they? :) I guess you can call
> this a rant but I just wanted to make it public knowledge that you can,
in
> fact, use hostnames in both Cornell and White Pine's versions of the
> client software, that's what your providers DNS is for :)
> </soapbox>
>
> Note: there is nothing wrong with any of the quoted statements, don't
take
> this as a direct attack or insult to anyone on this list, it is just
> something that has bothered me for a long time.
>
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