Date: Tue, 4 Jun 1996 13:03:23 -0700
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Subject: Community Memory - a contribution
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>Date: Tue, 4 Jun 1996 02:32:32 -0700
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>Just read the CPSR announcement of your interesting initiative. I will
>subscribe. As for a bit of "primary-source information", I can contribute
>a small history I wrote last year on the arrival of the Internet (and later
>the Web) at CERN - its URL is http://wwwcn.cern.ch/pdp/ns/ben/TCPHIST.html
>I agree with you that computer professionals should spend at least some of
>their time reflecting on the origins of the core ideas and directions of
>the information revolution: after all, they are propagating it!
>
>Ben Segal / CERN         http:/wwwcn.cern.ch/~ben
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Date: Tue, 4 Jun 1996 14:04:20 -0700
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Subject: Welcome to the Community Memory List.
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Since announcing the creation of this list yesterday, about 500 people have
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