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[ih] question re. early adoption of email

On 04/29/2016 09:57 AM, John Levine wrote:
>>>> I have been led to believe that (one of) the earliest forms of "email"
>>>> consisted of UUCPing (or later, ftping) document files around.
> We should also remember fidonet, which in its day was probably bigger
> than usenet, and likely carried more mail, too.  Same idea, hop by hop
> dialup, although fido tried a lot harder to organize the toplogy to take
> advantage of local calling areas.

As I'm sure Randy will pipe up and mention, its day ain't quite over:

Yes, there is something joyful in the fact that those are HTTPS links...


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