[ih] Hosts.txt

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Mon Dec 17 02:15:07 PST 2007

On Sat, Dec 15, 2007 at 04:53:52PM -0800,
 E;izabeth Feinler <feinler at earthlink.net> wrote 
 a message of 13 lines which said:

> someone is interested in a copy of the old Hosts.txt list.

This is me (original message attached).

> How far back do you want to go? 

The further away, the better. Ideally, RFC 608 time (1974).

All the copies found until now use IPv4 addresses. Except this one

> Are you interested in the format, the names of the hosts, or what?

The format is described in the RFC but I'm interested in the size and
in the actual data.

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