Mac Plus as a webserver...

From: Iggy Drougge <>
Date: Thu Sep 13 18:06:53 2001

Don Maslin skrev:

>On 13 Sep 2001, Iggy Drougge wrote:

>> Jeff Hellige skrev:
>> > Check out this 4meg Mac Plus acting as a webserver. On topic
>> >since the Mac Plus was introduced in 1986.
>> >
>> A few years ago, there was a Mac consultant firm here which ran a
>> competition called "Hack a Mac" or something to that effect, in which you
>> could win X thousand if you managed to alter the front page on their
>> Mac-based WWW server. IIRC, this server ran on a PowerMac, but they also
>> had a WWW server running on a Mac SE, which is more or less the same as a
>> Plus, only with ADB. They used it as a demo of the Mac's long-lasting
>> potential.

>Interesting Iggy, but cut to the punchline. Did anyone win their
>competition, and what dis they do?

Well, the web server is OT for several years yet, but someone finally did
manage to do it, IIRC by exploiting some obscure Appletalk bug.
They really had an unfair setup, though. Hacking any machine would have been
difficult in that environment.

En ligne avec Thor 2.6a.
Received on Thu Sep 13 2001 - 18:06:53 BST

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