[TUHS] RIP Ray Tomlinson

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Mon Mar 5 07:47:32 AEST 2018


On Sun, 4 Mar 2018, Paul Winalski wrote:

> [ ... ] I don't know if PLATO's email was capable of transmitting 
> messages between computer systems; Tomlinson may have been the first to 
> do that.

That's the claim, yes.

> But the concept of email goes way back.

Indeed, it does, but only on the same system.

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