8-bitters and multi-whatever
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 14:08:39 CDT 2007
Roy J. Tellason wrote:
>>> I know of ARCnet, went to a short seminar on that once at a trade show,
>>> and in fact even have a couple of ISA cards around here someplace,
>>> though I don't forsee me ever using them.
>> ARCnet and most of the 'nets were in the price range of a hard disk then.
>> Also the whole idea of networking was new. For example in 1982 the two
>> largest networks I knew of were DEC (internal) and Dupont(internal) and
>> they were around 50 nodes!
> I remember those days, thinking of 50 nodes as being pretty good-sized. :-)
IBM's internal network was significantly larger than that by '82. 8-)
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