[e2e] It's all my fault

Greg Skinner gds at best.com
Wed May 16 20:55:33 PDT 2007

On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 07:33:03PM -0700, Vadim Antonov wrote:
> On Wed, 16 May 2007, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> > There was *no* commercial market for any of this stuff back then,
> Surely there was just as much demand for communications between people as
> there is now. I do not think human nature radically changed in the last
> half century.  In fact, the market for "the Internet" was created not by
> availability of TCP/IP networks, but by the lowly BBSes, e-mail, and
> USENET.  Neither of which depended on anything developed by DARPA-funded
> research.

DARPA-funded research provided computing resources upon which email,
USENET, Unix, etc. were extended and popularized.


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