[ih] Any suggestions for first uses of "e-mail" or "email"?
Andrew G. Malis
agmalis at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 10:04:23 PDT 2015
X.25 was widely used (and may still be, for all I know) by cash ATMs.
On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 11:08 AM, Leo Vegoda <leo at vegoda.org> wrote:
> On 8 August 2015 at 03:05, Vint Cerf <vint at google.com> wrote:
> > The TCP/IP vs OSI battle lasted from 1978 to 1993. X.25 was around from
> > to 2003 or so as I recall. I shut down the last MCI X.25 offering about
> > or so if memory serves.
> In 2007 I researched the status of each of the addresses in 14/8,
> which at that time was reserved for the gateways between x.25 and
> IPv4, as a part of reclaiming that /8. A large number of the addresses
> were still in use for a government network in Sweden (a labor
> exchange, I believe) and they were returned after the gateways were
> renumbered. Deutsche Telekom and BT were also still selling X.25
> circuits at that time.
> Looking at BT's current published pricing, I think they still sell
> X.25 circuits:
> I suppose people still use X.25 and the telcos at least cover their costs.
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