18398Re: [midatlanticretro] History of networking
- Sep 22, 2010Portable meant that it had a handle and could be lifted onto a battleship.bs
--- On Wed, 9/22/10, Evan Koblentz <evan@...> wrote:
From: Evan Koblentz <evan@...>
Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] History of networking
To: "MARCH Yahoo Midatlanticretro" <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 2:18 PM>>> Does George Stibitz's work not count because he used a teletype on one end?
It all counts, it's just a question of where people like to draw their arbitrary lines.
For example, when I tell people about MOBIDIC, sometimes they laugh at calling it "portable". But it was specifically designed to move around. "It's a portable computer, Jim, but not as we know it..."
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