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The world's most portable communications software, C-Kermit runs on computers
ranging from desktop PCs to colossal supercomputers as a serial and modem
communications package as well as a TCP/IP network client and server. It offers
automatic dialing, terminal sessions, fast and reliable file transfer, a
powerful script programming language, and international character-set
translation-all in a consistent, cross-platform manner.
Using C-Kermit: Communication Software, Second Edition is the new and definitve
reference for C-Kermit 6.0, expanded and updated to describe fully all of its
new features with brand-new tutorials on today's high-speed modems and how to
get the most out of them.
Some noteworthy features of this reference are:
- The most sophisticated discussion of modems, telephones numbers, dialing
directories, and dialing available anywhere
- New techniques for achieving faster and faster file transfer
- A new chapter on external protocols such as XMODEM, YMODEM, and ZMODEM
- Expanded coverage of TCP/IP, X.25, DECnet, NETBIOS, and other networks
- Automatic client/server features
- Support for many new platforms - most notably Windows 95, Windows NT, and
- Support for many new character sets
- Massive improvements in the power and usability of the script language
Like the first edition, the second edition of Using C-Kermit includes complete
reference material: character tables, tables of escape sequences, an "acronym
decoder," an excellent index, and an extensive bibliography.
Frank da Cruz is manager of Communications Software Development at Columbia
University. He was the leader of the group that invented the Kermit file
transfer protocol and wrote the first Kermit programs. He is the author of
Kermit, A File Transfer Protocol, published by Digital Press.
Christine M. Gianone is manager of the Kermit Project at Columbia University.
She was a major contributor to the design of the Kermit file transfer protocol
and to the design of MS-DOS Kermit and C-Kermit. She is the author of Using
MS-DOS Kermit, published by Digital Press. Frank and Christine "are" Kermit:
they manage all of the functions of the Kermit group at Columbia, from helping
users to putting out new products.
Describes the most sophisticated and flexible handling of modems, telephone numbers, dialing directories, and dialing available anywhere
Covers new techniques for achieving faster file transfers
Explains support for many new platforms, most notably Windows 95, Windows NT and Stratus VOS