RFC 1196

Finger User Information Protocol, December 1990

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RFC 1194, RFC 742
Obsoleted by:
RFC 1288
D.P. Zimmerman

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC1196

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This memo describes the Finger User Information Protocol. This is a simple protocol which provides an interface to a remote user information program. Based on RFC 742, a description of the original Finger protocol, this memo attempts to clarify the expected communication between the two ends of a Finger connection. It also tries not to invalidate the many existing implementations or add unnecessary restrictions to the original protocol definition. This edition corrects and clarifies in a minor way, RFC 1194. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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