[TUHS] TUHS Digest, Vol 14, Issue 63

Steve Johnson scj at yaccman.com
Tue Jan 17 05:17:09 AEST 2017

This comment reminded me of an internal talk I attended at Bell
Labs.  It had the single most powerful slide I've ever seen in a
talk.  It was a talk about internal networking, and the slide looked
like your standard network diagram -- lots of circles with lots of
lines connecting them.  The computation centers were networked. 
UUCP was on there, and datakit.

But dead in the middle of the slide was a circle that had absolutely
no connections with anything.  Of course, somebody asked about, and
was told "Oh.  That's the networking department..."

As I recall, said department ceased to exist about a month later...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Larry McVoy" <lm at mcvoy.com>

. . .
 AT&T seemed pretty clueless about networking. 
. . .

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://minnie.tuhs.org/pipermail/tuhs/attachments/20170116/e41e4a15/attachment.html>

More information about the TUHS mailing list