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[ih] ARPAnet Type 3 packets (datagrams)

On 26 Nov 2009 at 8:50, John Day wrote:

> Which brings up another question.  I had always thought that X.25 
> originated mostly with the French PTT.  I have heard stories that the 
> Telenet guys had a strong hand in its design.  What is the case?

The first X.25-ness I recall was a spec from Bell-Canada that looked like 
it was a broken attempt to full-duplexize the IBM HDLC protocol.  I [and 
maybe together with Dave Walden] wrote a few critiques of it for IEEE 
Trans/communications and I think it got heavily revised before it was 

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