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Newer page: version 2 Last edited on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 2:17:32 pm by IanMcDonald
Older page: version 1 Last edited on Monday, July 29, 2002 7:51:50 pm by CraigBox Revert
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 [Acronym] for __U__nix to __U__nix __C__opy __P__rotocol 
-UUCP was a text-only method of passing files (usually read: email) between machines. 
+UUCP was a text-only method of passing files (usually email and UseNet groups ) between machines. It was generally used for links that were not permanently connected so that information could be stored and forwarded
 Used to get Internet onto [BBS]es in the early days; dropped when no-one cared. 
-Replaced in the most part by [SMTP]
+Replaced in the most part by permanent links that stayed up