8-bitters and multi-whatever
RodSmallwood at mail.ediconsulting.co.uk
Thu Sep 13 01:06:42 CDT 2007
I worked at DEC in '82 at the UK HQ (Decpark)
I'm sure we had more than 50 nodes in the UK alone.
The SET HOST list went on forever.
From: cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org [mailto:cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Roy J. Tellason
Sent: 12 September 2007 20:46
To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
Subject: Re: 8-bitters and multi-whatever
On Wednesday 12 September 2007 15:08, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> >>> I know of ARCnet, went to a short seminar on that once at a trade
> >>> show, and in fact even have a couple of ISA cards around here
> >>> someplace, though I don't forsee me ever using them.
> >> ARCnet and most of the 'nets were in the price range of a hard disk
> >> then. Also the whole idea of networking was new. For example in
> >> 1982 the two largest networks I knew of were DEC (internal) and
> >> Dupont(internal) and they were around 50 nodes!
> > I remember those days, thinking of 50 nodes as being pretty good-sized.
> > :-)
> IBM's internal network was significantly larger than that by '82. 8-)
Of that I have no doubt! :-)
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