[arin-ppml] Why are ISPs allowed?
cliffb at cjbsys.bdb.com
Thu Feb 5 10:31:21 EST 2009
Ted M wrote
> I always love a good divergence! ;-)
> You know, your not a real geek unless you have at one time in your life,
> run NCSA Telnet on a PC XT with an ethernet card in it to log in into
> a real system... ;-)
I actually still use the PCTCP/packet driver stuff on an old PC in the
basement to log on to a linux system and run lynx, elm etc. :)
> Some gear, though, is apparently NEVER obsoleted - ponder the dichotomy of
> websites like the following:
For a different look at old technology, look at
http://www.bdb.com/mark8/ for some history on the first 8-bit microprocessor
from Intel, the 8008. It still ran as of 2005 but I haven't run it lately.
Old computers never die, they just blink their lights forever.
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