[ih] inter-network communication history
dhc at dcrocker.net
Wed Nov 6 13:59:58 PST 2019
On 11/6/2019 1:48 PM, Jack Haverty wrote:
> So the definition of "Internet" would be in terms of computers talking
> to other computers, and being able to talk to all other computers, once
> the appropriate interconnections (gateways/routers) and software were
> put in place
I think this is quite a good, concise and comprehensive statement of the
underlying technical work that created both the current, packet-level
capability and the term.
My earlier point was that there is also a user-level use of the term
that pertains to application level interoperability. It re-purposes the
term Internet to refer to that level (and that history).
And there's a lot more of folk using the latter perspective than the
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