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Mosh: A State-of-the-Art Good Old-Fashioned Mobile Shell
KEITH WINSTEIN AND HARI BALAKRISHNAN
Remote terminal applications are almost as old as packet-switched data networks. Starting with RFC 15 in 1969, protocols like Telnet, SUPDUP, and BSD’s rlogin and rsh have played an important role in the Internet’s development. The reader of ;login: has undoubtedly used the most popular of these: the Secure Shell, or SSH, which since 1995 has ruled the wires. This article describes a successor to these venerable applications that was designed to work better in our increasingly mobile and wireless world.