An ISP of their own (was RE: [rescue] Being jobless)

Steve Sandau ssandau at
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 
> 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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