- log in to a *nix box (i've used solaris and aix). any OS works fine, but you may not get a local echo so you won't know if you made a typo. HTTP is very unforgiving about typos.
- run the command:
telnet krist0ph3r.blogspot.com 80
- in the telnet window, type the following text:
be very careful, backspace and arrow keys etc. don't work. you have to get it right the first time. it *is* case sensitive too.
GET / HTTP/1.1
- press return twice.
- marvel at the profoundness of what you've just done.
- to close the connection, type:
and press return once.
Friday, June 22, 2007
how to pretend to be a web browser
it's been exactly half a year since shruti and I took the biggest step of our lives. the memories are still as fresh as ever. but scratc...
warning: long post ahead. summary at the end. recently, I received a call from HDFC bank, from someone who claimed to be my "personal ...
a few weeks ago, the rains had started in earnest, and since nobody else was taking the initiative to plan a trek, i decided to do the honou...
I turned 33 a couple of days ago. someone said that age is just a number, every year is more of the same. I'm not sure if they meant it ...