[TUHS] Historical uucp maps?

Erik E. Fair fair-tuhs at netbsd.org
Thu Mar 9 12:50:20 AEST 2017


See the Google archive of comp.mail.maps where the UUCP map
(connection) pathalias data was regularly published for E-mail
routing purposes. People stopped making ASCII maps for the UUCP
network because it was too richly connected (too hard, too messy),
and because the sites included lat/long location data in their map
entries specifically for making geographic maps automatically.

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/comp.mail.maps/Y_XHTvY8VJA

I wrote the specification which included lat/long coordinates with
precisely that in mind, though it was some years before it happened.

Find a related story about pathalias and use of the Internet for UUCP in

https://www.quora.com/What-does-it-feel-like-to-operate-a-supercomputer/answer/Erik-Fair

	Erik


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