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NSF and the Birth of the Internet
From: David Farber <dave () farber net>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 11:34:46 -0400



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From: "David Lesher" <wb8foz () panix com>
Date: August 20, 2008 11:31:21 AM EDT
To: dave () farber net (David Farber)
Subject: NSF and the Birth of the Internet


A few facts I've picked up that seem to get little mention.

The IMP's were fed with an inverse mux & that with modems from Ma. (I've
never read how many modems fed each mux.) It was quite a while before She
was able to provide better data connectivity than that to customers.

There were several isolated networks, for operational reasons but also
because the IMP's had a hard limit of ?255/256? addresses.






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