Sounds good to me, although we get lots of requests to enable finger service
(requests which are, of course, denied - wouldn't help anyway) because people
are just trying to figure out how to e-mail their family members, etc.
I'd be real careful who I gave my memory core dumps to, and I'd never put one
out in the open without some editing, but its a creative way of giving callers the finger
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Greg Barnes wrote:
> M. Feenstra wrote:
> > Hello all...
> < rest of reply truncated>
> A great number of hosts disable the finger service for
> privacy/security's sake, but I have found that an equally acceptable
> option is to install TCP_WRAPPERS and use the twist options for sending
> nastygrams to the folks I don't want fingering me....In the great
> tradition of a BOFH, it would not be unheard of to get a core dump from
> me that had accidentally been renamed '.plan' either. All of these...