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[ih] We can hang up now, it's all done.

Dave CROCKER wrote:

> Larry Sheldon wrote:
>> Well, there seems to be one or two misunderstandings....
>> (no need to flame--humor intended.)
>> http://sixrevisions.com/resources/the-history-of-the-internet-in-a-nutshell/ 

 > I must be in a very strange mood, because I think the summary is an
 > interesting and pretty reasonable -- if still rough -- effort, and is
 > fixable.
 > That is, I think it's arc is helpful and the details it gets wrong are
 > fairly discrete, and therefore easily remedied.

Some comfort in that for late-to-the-game folks.

But I am sad to see no mention of Gopher and Archie (and hytelnet) which 
I believe had to have been the beginnings of the World Wide Web.

(I would make make the argument that the WWW was a standalone 
development that could not have occurred without the facility of 
networking.  The sense I am groping for here is he sense that flitting 
about the globe to one global warming conference after another is not 
the result the invention of the airplane, but is dependent upon it. 
What was the Wright brother's goal, anyway?  To fly, is my guess.  Going 
somewhere came later.)

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