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[ih] sad news: Peter Kirstein

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Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2020 09:21:49 +0900
From: Dave Farber <farber at gmail.com>
Subject: [IP] Re sad news: Peter Kirstein
To: Ip Ip <ip at v2.listbox.com>

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 From: "Wendy M. Grossman" <wendyg at pelicancrossing.net>
 Subject: Re: [IP] sad news: Peter Kirstein
 Date: January 9, 2020 at 07:47:17 GMT+9
 To: Dave Farber <farber at gmail.com>

 For IP, if you wish.

 It is indeed sad news; the two or three times I met him he was lovely
 and kind.

 In 2013, he, Vint Cerf, Roger Scantlebury, and Peter Wilkinson
 participated in a joint event reminiscing about the birth of the
 Internet in the UK.

 The video of that event is up on YouTube here:

 And I wrote a summary here:

 It was notably how many rules they had to break to get the thing going!


On Wed, Jan 8, 2020 at 4:58 PM Vint Cerf via Internet-history <
internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:

> I am sorry to relay the sad news that Peter Kirstein passed away this
> morning (London time). He was a key implementer and promoter of networking,
> participating in both the ARPANET and Internet developments as well as the
> UK Coloured Book and Open Systems Interconnection protocols.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_T._Kirstein
> vint cerf
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