Re: Circle's net protocol>

From: Mark A. Heilpern (heilpern@MINDSPRING.COM)
Date: 11/10/97

At 08:02 AM 11/10/97 +0100, you wrote:
>On Sun, 9 Nov 1997, Daniel Koepke wrote:
>> Uhm, I would wager that less than 25% of users use zMUD.  I think the
>> most popular would be telnet, tinyfugue, and tintin in that order.  Of
>> course, I don't have any information to support that, but considering
>> that the majority of MUDders are coming from UNIX shell accounts, not
>> Windows95 machines (although increasingly more are coming from there),
>> I would doubt that 80% of users are using zMUD.
>*agree* Telnet is indeed the best client ever.. ;> Easy to use and it's
>everywhere you go... Yes, even on windblows95 machines... ;>

Ok, I happily yield to the 25% estimate. The poster who last added tho this
thread and I am replying to hit the proverbial nail on the point of my
original post: that telnet, which is not a protocol-aware client, is
so by not using UDP everyone can play your mud with no special software.

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