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On 11/1/2019 12:37 PM, Alex McKenzie wrote:
> Ben Barker was the first person to send user data between two ARPAnet
> IMPs connected by a Telco circuit.? He typed on a TTY directly connected
> to IMP 1, installed at UCLA, and IMP 2, installed at SRI.? His typing
> was reproduced on a TTY directly connected to IMP 2, and was read by
> Marty Thrope.? Both Ben and Marty were part of the BBN IMP team, and the
> purpose of their typing to each other was to verify that the IMPs and
> the communication circuit were working.
Of the various networking milestones, I hadn't seen a reference to this
one one before, although it was obvious something like it should have
ps. I saw a photo of the cake that was at BBN for its celebration this
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