First Northern Germany DECnet Party
John A. Dundas III
dundas at caltech.edu
Thu Aug 21 10:21:27 CDT 2008
> >>>>> "John" == John A Dundas, <John> writes:
> John> At 2:03 PM -0400 8/20/08, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> >> Paul Koning wrote:
> >>> Just a reminder -- DECnet doesn't mean just DEC hardware (real or
> >>> simulated). For example, Linux supports DECnet.
> >> IBM Mainframes and Cisco Routers support DECnet.
> John> TSSnet provided DECnet for old Mac OS.
>Was that Stu Wecker's company, or is that a different one? They sold
>DECnet implementations for various machines.
TSSnet was by Thursby Software Systems, William (Bill) Thursby. They
are still very much in business (thursby.com) but TSSnet was retired
long ago. I don't know its current status.
>Contrary to what's often written, DECnet always was an open protocol,
>which everyone was free to implement.
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