Re: [Nethistory] Need a change

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While agreeing that the Internet Archive and the Computer History Museum 
could play useful roles, I think it might be best to continue efforts 
via the list, rather than set up something 
new at this stage.

Thanks Jake for all your efforts, and all the best to you.

Ian Peter

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From: "Brian E Carpenter" <>
To: "Scott Brim" <>
Cc: "John R. Levine" <>om>; "Sanjeev Gupta" 
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Subject: Re: [Nethistory] Need a change

>On 2019-01-04 17:15, Scott Brim wrote:
>>  Brian, what would you propose happen here? This list will not achieve
>>  critical mass (although I now remember the launch fondly). Take it to ISOC?
>I don't really have the ergs to do any more than make the suggestion,
>but yes, I think that would be a better next step than simply giving
>up. I would imagine that some sort of cooperation with the Internet
>Archive would be desirable. Also possibly with the Computer History
>Museum, if any old-fashioned paper with ink is involved.
>    Brian
>>  On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 8:22 PM Brian E Carpenter <
>>> wrote:
>>>  The only thing is, do we (for some value of "we") care about this?:
>>>>>>  raise the awareness of IETF members about saving important historical
>>>  archives and artifacts.
>>>  If we close the list, we're saying either that we (the IETF) don't care, or
>>>  that IETF people are already aware of the need to save stuff.
>>>  I do care, because I've worked a bit on the history of computing and I'm
>>>  very
>>>  much aware of the historical value of personal records, alongside official
>>>  sources. But whether this is worthy of IETF cycles is a separate question.
>>>  It seems like something that should perhaps be an ISOC topic.
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