What is a "communication"
dfawcus+lists-ukcrypto at employees.org
Tue Aug 14 09:58:36 BST 2012
On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 04:38:55am +0100, Peter Fairbrother wrote:
> I think it may not be a communication, as it does not have an intended
> recipient - except perhaps me, as the server operator, as opposed to me,
> as the sender?
> I don't know.
> but maybe ftp prolly cannot be intercepted because it is not a
> communication, even if some b#*#*#*d sees it all.
So, maybe we should revive use of FTP for email? (see rfc475 and rfc751)
[no, not really a serious suggestion]
Would the possibility of it being used for mail be sufficient to treat it as a communication?
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