An ISP of their own (was RE: [rescue] Being jobless)
ssandau at bath.tmac.com
Wed Jul 30 10:38:58 CDT 2003
>> The SET/DEFINE thing sounds a lot like the CLI in Lantronix stuff....
>> I don't like it... I feel like I'm using VMS :-) (not that VMS is bad,
>> I just always felt it's way of doing things (set /this /that /more
>> this /more
>> that /etc) was painfull.
> The SET/DEFINE thing originally came from DEC terminal servers, I
> believe...at least that's the first place I saw that kind of user
> interface. "SET xxx" changes a parameter immediately, while "DEFINE
> xxx" changes it in the saved configuration. It makes sense (to me) but
> it's perhaps not the most convenient way to do it. It's fine once you
> get used to it though.
Reminds me of the Micom serial multiplexers we used to use. Same syntax...
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