"first" computer on the internet
ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 14:45:26 CDT 2008
William Donzelli wrote:
>> Keep in mind that the email began* as an application
>> of the ARPAnet file transfer protocol. Very soon
>> after the first nodes were hooked up in '69/'70,
>> people began using the file transfer capabilities
>> to leave notes for each other. It didn't take long
>> at all before someone said, "hey, lets put together
>> an addressing and delivery mechanism" and you had
> Something the military had been doing for some years, already...
And PROFS came out in 1981. I started using PROFS around 1987.
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