John Day wrote: > Lars Brinkhoff wrote: >> An MIT hosts file from 1973 was 134 lines. > Why was it so large? > > There certainly weren?t 134 hosts on the ?Net in 1973. Wasn?t the > maximum number then still 64? Sorry, I see now the file has two lists. The first list is in alphabetical order, and the second is in numerical-ish order. There are 66 unique host numbers, of which 14 are TIPs.