Re: Ray Tomlinson

John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com> Sun, 06 March 2016 14:46 UTC

Return-Path: <john-ietf@jck.com>
X-Original-To: ietf@ietfa.amsl.com
Delivered-To: ietf@ietfa.amsl.com
Received: from localhost (ietfa.amsl.com [127.0.0.1]) by ietfa.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id 83EFA1B2D47 for <ietf@ietfa.amsl.com>; Sun, 6 Mar 2016 06:46:17 -0800 (PST)
X-Virus-Scanned: amavisd-new at amsl.com
X-Spam-Flag: NO
X-Spam-Score: -1.901
X-Spam-Level:
X-Spam-Status: No, score=-1.901 tagged_above=-999 required=5 tests=[BAYES_00=-1.9, RP_MATCHES_RCVD=-0.001] autolearn=ham
Received: from mail.ietf.org ([4.31.198.44]) by localhost (ietfa.amsl.com [127.0.0.1]) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with ESMTP id NS_vK6ww_S47 for <ietf@ietfa.amsl.com>; Sun, 6 Mar 2016 06:46:16 -0800 (PST)
Received: from bsa2.jck.com (bsa2.jck.com [70.88.254.51]) (using TLSv1 with cipher DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA (256/256 bits)) (No client certificate requested) by ietfa.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTPS id 65DCB1B2D46 for <ietf@ietf.org>; Sun, 6 Mar 2016 06:46:16 -0800 (PST)
Received: from [198.252.137.10] (helo=JcK-HP8200.jck.com) by bsa2.jck.com with esmtp (Exim 4.82 (FreeBSD)) (envelope-from <john-ietf@jck.com>) id 1acZwl-000N8c-2i; Sun, 06 Mar 2016 09:46:15 -0500
Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2016 09:46:10 -0500
From: John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com>
To: Bob Hinden <bob.hinden@gmail.com>, IETF <ietf@ietf.org>
Subject: Re: Ray Tomlinson
Message-ID: <FEE6EB374BDF6FBE7CB8B374@JcK-HP8200.jck.com>
In-Reply-To: <9FD0427C-7D04-421E-8D61-5A2C9B419B94@gmail.com>
References: <9FD0427C-7D04-421E-8D61-5A2C9B419B94@gmail.com>
X-Mailer: Mulberry/4.0.8 (Win32)
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Content-Disposition: inline
X-SA-Exim-Connect-IP: 198.252.137.10
X-SA-Exim-Mail-From: john-ietf@jck.com
X-SA-Exim-Scanned: No (on bsa2.jck.com); SAEximRunCond expanded to false
Archived-At: <http://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/ietf/zmAxkzY7K7073jAaZd8jS1Lmoec>
X-BeenThere: ietf@ietf.org
X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.15
Precedence: list
List-Id: IETF-Discussion <ietf.ietf.org>
List-Unsubscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/options/ietf>, <mailto:ietf-request@ietf.org?subject=unsubscribe>
List-Archive: <https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/browse/ietf/>
List-Post: <mailto:ietf@ietf.org>
List-Help: <mailto:ietf-request@ietf.org?subject=help>
List-Subscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/ietf>, <mailto:ietf-request@ietf.org?subject=subscribe>
X-List-Received-Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2016 14:46:17 -0000

Indeed, very sad.  I never knew him well personally, but, if you
are in touch with his family, please extend my condolences.

   john


--On Sunday, March 06, 2016 10:58 +0100 Bob Hinden
<bob.hinden@gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry to have to share the news that Ray Tomlinson died
> yesterday.  I knew him when we worked at BBN in the 1980s.  He
> was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2012.
> 
> Nice article on Ray at
> 
> http://www.theverge.com/2012/5/2/2991486/ray-tomlinson-email-i
> nventor-interview-i-see-email-being-used
> 
> His wikipedia page:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Tomlinson
> 
> He is credited for inventing email that we used today, but his
> work was much broader.
> 
> Very sad, he will be missed.
> 
> Bob
> 
> 
> 
> 
>