[ih] First E-Mail ?

Bernie Cosell bernie at fantasyfarm.com
Fri Nov 1 11:04:54 PDT 2019

On November 1, 2019 13:58:56 Jorge Amodio <jmamodio at gmail.com> wrote:

> Checking with the “Elders” the veracity of a recent article in local news 
> about Ben Barker (a San Antonian) sent the first E-Mail Oct 1st, 1969.
> Can anybody confirm that?
> My recollection is that Ray Tomlinson was the first one to send an E-Mail 
> through ARPANet.

ben slmost certainly didn't send an email through the {then 4 node} ARPANET 
in 1969.  the hosts were still struggling just to get connected.


                     Bernie Cosell
           bernie at fantasyfarm. com
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