[TUHS] RIP Ray Tomlinson

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Mon Mar 5 09:55:00 AEST 2018


> > But the concept of email goes way back.

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

Very far back. CTSS had a mail utility.

If communication within one system is not
recognized as email, then the exchange that
opened in Boston in 1877 was not a
telephone system.

Doug


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