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Re: Any Old Port In A Storm

On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 09:58:42PM +0300, Richard Braakman wrote:

> Note that IANA doesn't actually register the high ports, it just
> documents existing practice -- just like we would do.  We might be
> able to do a good thing by feeding our list to IANA, but I suspect
> that IANA would want to hear these ports from the upstream developers.
> In that case we could do almost as good a thing by encouraging
> those developers to contact IANA.

Take a look at IANA lists, it's >400k. While debian services is 16k.
It would be nice to have even the low ports in sync. And chances are
ports you are wanting are documented by IANA, this is why IANA exists
after all. No need to reinvent the wheel.


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