The Wollongong Group
hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Tue Jan 15 23:03:08 CST 2008
Chris M wrote:
> --- Brent Hilpert <hilpert at cs.ubc.ca> wrote:
> > Al Kossow wrote:
> > >
> > > >> > (As I've said before on the list) there was
> > at least one third-party producing
> > > >> > a TCP/IP stack for VMS before DEC got around
> > to it.
> > > >>
> > > >> CMU-IP from Carnegie Mellon?
> > > >
> > > > The implementation I was recalling was from the
> > Wollongong Group (Univ. in
> > > > Australia) (WIN/TCP I believe).
> > >
> > > TWG was a Silicon Valley company.
> > Well that's funny, I don't where my mis-perception
> > as to the origins originated
> > but I think I've had it since way back when.
> > (Somebody else ordered the
> > software package - I just programmed with it).
> Wollongong is a town in Australia, no? I was of the
> impression that they were an Aussie company also.
> They made a TCP/IP stack for DOS IINM, as part of a
> package of sorts back in the day.
The town is a little south of Sydney, and there is a university.
There are a couple of mentions of The Wollongong Group on google but I didn't
find a company history or anything about it's origins or location.
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