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Re: [midatlanticretro] Fuzzball Router - First NSFNET Router

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  • Jim Scheef
    Bill, This is cool. Jim
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 26, 2010
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      Bill,

      This is cool.

      Jim

      On 6/23/2010 1:26 PM, Bill Degnan wrote:
       

      I should clarify my earlier statement for you purists...

      MILNET was spun-off of ARPANET, and then the National Science Foundation
      Network was launched (NSFNET) using the now non-classified ARPANET system
      1984-85.

      Bill

      -------- Original Message --------
      > From: "Bill Degnan" <billdeg@...>
      > Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 12:11 PM
      > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Fuzzball Router - First NSFNET Router
      >
      > As a thank you for my work at the U of D, I was given a rather historical

      > artifact last night. It's a Fuzzball router control panel, first
      developed
      > at the University of Delaware, and part of the launch of NSFNET which is

      > the direct ancestor to the commercial Internet (WWW).
      >
      > NSFNET was the non classified spin-off or ARPANET which launched in
      > 1984-85. This is before USENET, etc.
      >
      > http://vintagecomputer.net/browse_thread.cfm?id=357
      > http://www.livinginternet.com/i/ii_nsfnet.htm
      >
      >
      >
      > Bill
      >
      >
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