A Sad Day


It had to happen at some point, I suppose. The end of an era…

walker-tray:~ benoc$ telnet relay1.cso.uiuc.edu 25
Trying 128.174.5.119...
Connected to relay1.cso.uiuc.edu.
Escape character is '^]'.
220 relay1.cso.uiuc.edu ESMTP Sendmail; ready at Wed, 30 May 2007 15:14:54 -0500  (CDT)
helo walker-tray
250 relay1.cso.uiuc.edu Hello [134.174.54.3], pleased to meet you
mail from: <benoc@alum.mit.edu&gt
250 2.1.0 <benoc@alum.mit.edu>... Sender ok
rcpt to: <benoc@uiuc.edu&gt
550 5.1.1 <benoc@uiuc.edu>... User unknown
  1. #1 by amanda on May 30, 2007 - 4:57 pm

    i… don’t know what that means.

  2. #2 by benoc on May 30, 2007 - 5:04 pm

    They erased my email account at uiuc. So “benoc@uiuc.edu” returns “User Unknown.” I’ll spare you from the rest of the details concerning internet mail and the SMTP protocol.

  3. #3 by benoc on May 30, 2007 - 5:04 pm

    arrrghhh….”SMTP protocol”…that’s like saying ATM machine.