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[ih] how big was the host file
Harvard had multiple at some point (remote to BU I think) and remote to Craig Fields machine in the Psychology department)
> On Feb 6, 2020, at 8:57 AM, John Day via Internet-history <internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:
> Then I was wrong. 64 was just IMP numbers. Ports were separate.
> How many IMPs have multiple hosts? Stanford, MIT, BBN, UCLA, I know. Who else?
>> On Feb 6, 2020, at 08:40, Lars Brinkhoff <lars at nocrew.org> wrote:
>> 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.
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