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[ih] sad news: Peter Kirstein

Peter was a huge inspiration to so many.

I will also miss teasing him about his tax dodging habit


On 9 January 2020 05:39:57 Carsten Bormann via Internet-history 
<internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:

>> The video of that event is up on YouTube here: 
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Di01SX6sZkMU
> You need to be an Internet Mail history buff to find the video from that 
> link...
> (The actual link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i01SX6sZkMU ? my 
> quoted-printable?damaged eyes happened to MIME-decode that almost instantly.)
> Thank you for sharing that reminiscence.
> Peter was an amazing person to have known.
> Getting another glimpse into all the scheming that he had to come up with 
> to make progress in a world of ignorant decision makers made my day.  Those 
> kinds of approaches have likely also made him well-prepared for his later 
> work in bringing the Internet to the post-soviet countries.
> Gr??e, Carsten
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