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

vance at vance at
Wed Jul 30 11:59:14 CDT 2003

On Wed, 30 Jul 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:

> > 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.

And let's not forget CHANGE, of course.

Peace...  Sridhar

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