[ih] what's a level
jmamodio at gmail.com
Thu Nov 7 04:53:26 PST 2019
Actually UUCP was a file copy-transfer utility.
UUCP = Unix to Unix CoPy
In Argentina we started a major academic network using UUCP taking advantage of a MSDOS implementation called at the time UUPC.
Our first gateway to the “Internet” was “seismo” managed by Rick Adams, which later became “uunet”
I was for some time uunet!atina!pete :-)
> On Nov 6, 2019, at 2:01 PM, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
> In article <CAHxHggdmxtQOJdgmgrdLQkXe1QdrOOVd8jFea0p0mtPKCqahuA at mail.gmail.com> you write:
>> i think a lot of the interconnections were application layer gateways -
>> such as email relays.
>> Early USENET wasn't Internet if by this we mean TCP/IP based. UUCP was't
>> using TCP/IP ...
> UUCP was a message forwarding transport protocol, USENET was (and is)
> a distributed bulletin board system. UUCP was mostly over dialup
> phone modems but I have heard claims that there is still the
> occasional UUCP over TCP.
> From the beginning, we used UUCP for other applications, notably e-mail,
> and USENET used other transports, ranging from LANs to mag tapes sent
> by mail (and I don't mean e-mail.)
> John L, cca!ima!johnl
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