Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: History of networking
- "jack99rubin" <jack.rubin@...> writes:
>It should go without saying that no single source, especially one with a ma=That would leave DEC out. The Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, honest lawyers
>rketing department, is beyond suspicion in a discussion like this!!!=20
and DEC marketing are all fictitious entities.
>That there was enough (perceived) demand to corral these mavericks together=I do hope that was a tongue-in-cheek poke at "Al Gore", the inventor of
> long enough to come up with a shared spec is the wonder of it. The real hi=
>story, as "system" says, is in the internal corporate conversations and the=
> IEEE committee meetings. Lots of head butting, private agendas and cross p=
>urposes all bottled up to produce something that was "good enough" to power=
> Al Gore's vision for an interconnected world.
the internet. ;)
>Ever the cynic,Welcome to the club.