Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] /etc/services file for "port name resolvings"?
From: "Visser, Martin" <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 14:00:32 +1000
Sorry to be a pedant, but I think you will find that lack of copyright
notice does not imply lack of copyright. (The US used to have this but
adopted the provisions of the Berne Convention in 1989 joining more
enlightened countries).  See
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright#Copyright_notices for a summary.

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-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected]
[mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Ulf Lamping
Sent: Wednesday, 8 August 2007 3:55 AM
To: Developer support list for Wireshark
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] /etc/services file for "port name
resolvings"?

Luis EG Ontanon schrieb:
> Wow!
> Even /etc/services from Mac OS/X (in turn taken from FreeBSD) has many

> more entries.
>
> [id-est:ws/trunk/wiretap] lego% sed 's/#.*//; s/[ \t]+//;'
> /etc/services | grep -v -c '^$'
> 8059
> [id-est:ws/trunk/wiretap] lego% sed 's/#.*//; s/[ \t]+//;'
> ../../../nmap-4.20/nmap-services | grep -v -c '^$'
> 2273
>
> This has no (c) notice so I believe we we can use it.
>   
$ sed 's/#.*//; s/[ \t]+//;' port-numbers | grep -v -c '^$'
10285

;-)

I would guess the MAC OS/X file is an older version of the IANA
port-numbers file.

The IANA file itself also doesn't have a copyright notice, so we might
simply use it ...

Regards, ULFL
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