Interest in UUCP?

From: Brian Chase <>
Date: Wed Jun 13 23:49:34 2001

On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Ken Seefried wrote:

> The source code for uucp is availible any number of places; that's probably
> the best existing doco. I occasionally have to dust off my ancient UUCP
> sk1llz to get files on and off some antique for a client.
> BTW...If one wanted to create an out-of-band network, I dunno if I'd pick
> UUCP. There are a number of other approaches to doing this out there that
> are more functional, more covert and less baroque.
> [...]

I think it would be interesting if you could somehow use packet radio via
amateur satellites to carry UUCP network traffic. It could definitely be
gatewayed through systems with dialup services or TCP/IP connectivity. I
just think it'd be more interesting if you could add satellites to the mix.

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