[ih] Internet meeting - Catalina Island, California, circa 1980?
steffen at sdaoden.eu
Tue Sep 25 11:40:17 PDT 2018
Jack Haverty wrote in <7a8dfe96-160e-2855-5061-d7ded742ec50 at 3kitty.org>:
|More new data - courtesy again of Cliff Weinstein, who actually found
|the Proceedings of that Workshop, scanned the document into bits and
|sent them to me. It's 40+ pages of interesting insight into the way we
|were thinking back then, and the innards of the processes that might
|have eventually led to IENs and "standards". The discussion revolved
|around the question of what it meant to "manage" The Internet and how to
|The Proceedings are here:
|I discovered that email wouldn't work - this list won't accept anything
|bigger than 400KB. Emailing large files is anti-social anyway. Can't
|just launch large objects into the cloud that way.
|So I figured I'd upload Cliff's PDF document into the cloud as I did
|with that 1983 photo -- Just like I would have done back in the days of
|the SRI-NIC et al. Piece of cake, right...?
|It was an interesting exercise. I fired up Google Docs, as a plausible
|Maybe I could have used some other cloudlet - a Yahoo group, or
|groups.io, or one of the gaggle of Social Media hotspots. I didn't
|So maybe there's a better way? If so, it wasn't obvious to this naive
|Cloud user... It seems after so many years it shouldn't be this hard.
I used to have a dropbox.com account for this purpose.
The free version offers 2GB of space and much more.
(I used it only once or twice in the end, with a few snippets of
text data to be shared, now they auto-closed the account again
because it was stale. All iirc.)
|Der Kragenbaer, The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)
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