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[ih] Internet meeting - Catalina Island, California, circa 1980?
- Subject: [ih] Internet meeting - Catalina Island, California, circa 1980?
- From: casner at acm.org (Stephen Casner)
- Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2018 22:35:49 -0700 (PDT)
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I'm pretty sure the plaid shirt in the middle is Cliff Weinstein, cc'd
On Sun, 23 Sep 2018, Jack Haverty wrote:
> In a recent basement archeological expedition, I unearthed a "group
> photo" taken at the Internet meeting held on Catalina Island,
> California. It occurred in the early days of the Internet, but my
> Google searching hasn't turned up any references to that meeting. But
> apparently I took this picture:
> This was taken at the mansion on top of the mountain overlooking the
> harbor - you can see the harbor on the right. Jon Postel arranged for
> us to use the Wrigley mansion, which was somehow related to USC-ISI. I
> still recall the trip in the ferry from LA, through dense fog until
> suddenly the Catalina dock appeared out of the gray just a hundred feet
> I remember most of the people. Still a few I can't place. From the
> left: either Dick Watson or Dale McNeill, hard to tell, then Jim Forgie,
> Jim Herman, Barry Leiner, Gil Falk, (someone I can't remember), Jon
> Postel, Steve Kent, (someone I also can't remember, kneeling), Dave
> Clark, Dave Mills, and Jack Haverty (me). I probably took the picture
> by setting the auto timer on my camera and then scurrying back to get in
> line. There were more people at the meeting so this must have been
> whoever was available at the particular time.
> Anybody have any idea when this meeting occurred?
> I thought this picture might be of historical interest. I haven't seen
> many pictures from those days when we still did photos chemically and
> didn't have ways to turn them into bits, networks that could convey them
> or disk space to hold them.
> /Jack Haverty
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