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Re: [bug-inetutils] @ -- connect to host

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] @ -- connect to host
Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2009 03:54:44 -0400

   > @ HOST
   > @ reads the file .netrc, and connects to HOST using whatever
   > login info you specify there.  There are to special extentions to
   > the .netrc format, `alias ALIAS HOST' and the extra `command'
   > field for a `machine' line.  So for example, .netrc could
   > contain:

   Nice idea. I have a parser for netrc-like syntax in Dico, it can
   easily be used for that purpose.

Do you know how backward compatible the above syntax is with things
that already use netrc (ftp, etc)?  The library would be a great
addition, making things like ftp simpler.

   > Can't push currently.

   Any technical problems?

Don't have my lsh key here.

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