The Internet & our hobby
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 12:51:48 CDT 2015
On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 1:43 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu> wrote:
> > From: Chuck Guzis
> > I do miss the web-less Internet in some respects. People were more
> > polite back then--at least in their written communication.
> I snorted and started coughing when I read that! :-) Usenet had massive flame
> wars long before the Web existed!
I joined Usenet right before the Great Renaming and ran a node for
years (up to about 1995). There were epic flamewars. That part of
our history I don't miss.
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