Re: SF-lovers discussion list

Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> Mon, 19 December 2016 14:10 UTC

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Subject: Re: SF-lovers discussion list
To: Vint Cerf <vint@google.com>, IETF-Discussion list <ietf@ietf.org>
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From: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
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Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:10:44 +0100
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According to an interview with Saul Jaffe who ran the list for a very
long time, it was Roger Duffy who started it @ MIT [1].  The earliest
message I can find is 1979[2].

Eliot

[1] http://www.strangenewworlds.com/issues/fandom-10.html
[2] https://archive.org/details/SFLoversDigestArchive

On 12/19/16 12:45 AM, Vint Cerf wrote:
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> does anyone on this list recall when and who set up this list? My
> recollection is that it was one of the earliest mailing lists after
> email was developed by Ray Tomlinson et al.
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