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This is an ancient post with no relevance to modern systems.
There is a FAQ posted to the news group comp.mail.uucp which goes into a good deal of detail on the format of UUCP files, the handshake process at the start of a connection, what some of the debugging output from uucico -x? means, and the internals of numerous UUCP protocols including the common g protocol and several others.
If you do not get this group, you can find the FAQ at ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet-by-hierarchy /comp/mail/uucp/ UUCP_Internals_ Frequently_Asked_Questions. If you do not have anonymous ftp access, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org; include the words "help" and "index" in separate lines in the body of your message.
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