Re: [spec] mercury highlights ☿️

Katarina Eriksson gmym at coopdot.com
Sun Feb 28 20:12:24 GMT 2021


On Sunday, February 28, 2021 8:23 PM, Ben <benulo at systemli.org> wrote:
> Any reason why port 1958 is chosen? I was thinking if it's adjacent to
> Gemini (minus TLS) then why not something like 1964? Not unlike XMPP's
> use of 5222 and 5223.


# NASA Project Gemini

Duration: 1961–1966
First crewed flight: 1965
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Gemini

# NASA Project Mercury

Duration: 1958–1963
First crewed flight: 1961
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Mercury

This is where the port numbers come from.  Maybe 1961 would have been a better choice?

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Katarina


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