[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[ih] First E-Mail ?

On November 1, 2019 13:58:56 Jorge Amodio <jmamodio at gmail.com> wrote:

> Checking with the ?Elders? the veracity of a recent article in local news 
> about Ben Barker (a San Antonian) sent the first E-Mail Oct 1st, 1969.
> Can anybody confirm that?
> My recollection is that Ray Tomlinson was the first one to send an E-Mail 
> through ARPANet.

ben slmost certainly didn't send an email through the {then 4 node} ARPANET 
in 1969.  the hosts were still struggling just to get connected.


                     Bernie Cosell
           bernie at fantasyfarm. com
? Too many people,  too few sheep ?
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://elists.isoc.org/pipermail/internet-history/attachments/20191101/58a0fe57/attachment.html>
-------------- next part --------------
Internet-history mailing list
Internet-history at elists.isoc.org