Re: SF-lovers discussion list

Ben Yalow <ybmcu@panix.com> Mon, 19 December 2016 00:07 UTC

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Subject: Re: SF-lovers discussion list
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At 06:45 PM 12/18/2016 -0500, Vint Cerf wrote:

>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.

It was set up in the fall of 1979 at MIT-AI.  I don't remember who set it up.

The first message in the digest was time stamped 15 SEP 1979 2216-PDT



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Ben Yalow                                    ybmcu@panix.com