WWW/HTTP novice question - firewall

Gary Adams - Sun Microsystems Labs BOS (Gary.Adams@east.sun.com)
Wed, 22 Sep 93 13:45:39 EDT

Anyone willing to help a neophyte get into the web?

A local proxy command called "itelnet" will let me get out
to the internet, but I can't seem to get any HTTP commands
to work once I've made contact. For instance,

>itelnet pulua.hcc.hawaii.edu 80
Trying ...
Connected to sun-barr.ebay.sun.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
(to) Trying ...
connected to pulua.hcc.Hawaii.Edu
GET /guide/.demo.hotlist.txt
599 Unrecognised method name: `GET'.
Connection closed by foreign host.

Thanks for any info/pointers.