Subject: Re: 8-bitters and multi-whatever
aijones2 at bsu.edu
Sun Sep 16 12:10:36 CDT 2007
> I don't see why not; serial comms (over whatever medium) connecting two
> machines is still 'networking' in my book. I the case you mention it may well
> be only point-to-point rather than "lots of machines on the same line", but I
> still think it qualifies.
Then let's go a step further. When/where did the first internetworking
gear come onto the market? Not multi-protocol routing, just routing in
general: segmented networks with nodes that moved traffic towards remote
nodes on the behalf of local ones.
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