[ih] Historical Tracing from Concept to Reality over 5 decades?
the keyboard of geoff goodfellow
geoff at iconia.com
Tue Jul 14 15:08:13 PDT 2020
in 1996 yours truly helped German musician Jaye Muller and Jack Rieley (who
was a producer and had managed the Beach Boys) launch JFax... it took in
your faxes on a dedicated phone number and sent them along to you from
their servers as an email attachment, viz.:
*Expanding the Boundaries of E-Mail*By Sreenath Sreenivasan
Sept. 23, 1996
On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 10:46 AM Dave Crocker <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:
> On 7/14/2020 1:37 PM, the keyboard of geoff goodfellow via
> Internet-history wrote:
> > *BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY; E-mail Is Becoming A Cheap-Fax Network*
> > By John Markoff
> > July 21, 1993
> > The dividing line between paper facsimile documents and electronic mail
> > vanishing.
> > Thanks to the volunteer efforts of a group of computer network designers,
> > the network of networks known as Internet now permits users to send an
> > e-mail message to be printed out on fax machines at a growing number of
> > sites around the world.
> Indeed, the interested produced a commercial standards effort, with
> joint work done in the IETF and ITU, for fax over email, and the ITU for
> fax over SIP.
> The first output from the IETF work was:
> RFC 2305 - A Simple Mode of Facsimile Using Internet Mail; K. Toyoda, H.
> Ohno, J. Murai, D. Wing; March 1998
> Dave Crocker
> Brandenburg InternetWorking
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