1998-05-29 - Re: Lack of net access blows:

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From: Xcott Craver <caj@math.niu.edu>
To: Nalus Optic <one4evil@juno.com>
Message Hash: 91db70881b3b588739ade42d4790a003292047afb3c766f6284b41335d4e43e2
Message ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.980528195946.15686A-100000@baker>
Reply To: <19980528.071047.4222.8.one4evil@juno.com>
UTC Datetime: 1998-05-29 01:16:15 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 18:16:15 -0700 (PDT)

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From: Xcott Craver <caj@math.niu.edu>
Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 18:16:15 -0700 (PDT)
To: Nalus Optic <one4evil@juno.com>
Subject: Re: Lack of net access blows:
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On Thu, 28 May 1998, Nalus Optic wrote:

> Cyberpunks,
> 	Que pasa?  My name is D and I am new to the list...I will most
> likely just be lurking for a while, till I get a visit from the Duel
> Pentium II 266, 128megs of RAM, running Linux on one PII and Win98 on the
> Other Fariy...She should be along by the end of the summer...

Hey, if you're a BeOS developer (and you can become one for free,) United 
Micro will give you a discount on a dual PII-266 system w/ 128 Megs.  I 
have just such a beast, and it ain't bad.  SMP rocks.  Haven't tried to 
put Windows on it, though. 

> 	Anywhoo, the point of the subject is that at this point and time
> I don't have net access so I was hopeing someone out there would send me
> the FAQ that is talked of in the welcome message.  It can be found at:

> 	anonymous ftp to rtfm.mit.edu:pub/usenet-by-group/sci.crypt

	Well sir, there's about 4 FAQs there, one of which is in
	10 parts.  What do you want?

	There's the Cryptography FAQ (the big one), the snake-oil
	FAQ, the RSA-Cryptography-today FAQ, and the SSL talk list
	FAQ.  The 10 parts of the big one:

		Overview		Public-key Cryptography
		Net Etiquette		Digital Signatures
		Basic Cryptology	Technical Miscellany
		Mathematical Cryptology	Other Miscellany
		Product Ciphers		References

	They range in size from 1-20 k, and ~100 k for the whole
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