|From||Kees van Eeten||2:280/5003.4||Date Write||2018-06-19 18:36:21|
|To||Michiel van der Vlist||0:0/0.0||Date Arrived||2018-06-19 20:10:09|
|Subj||Keeping it private.|
19 Jun 18 18:02, you wrote to me:
MvdV> Nets or just isolated nodes?
MvdV> Henk's was not the first node outside North America. There were a few
MvdV> nodes in Europe before Henk got his. But they had a node number in NA.
MvdV> Just like Henk's first node number.
MvdV> TTBOMK net 500 was the first /net/ outside USA.
There was also 512 net, centered aroud people working for Philips.
KE>> Hardly any nodelist of those times have survived, so we have to rely
KE>> on the memory of those who lived it.
MvdV> The human memory is notoriously unreliable. Mine is no exception. On the
MvdV> contrary, mine is more unreliable than average. So I may have it
In general your memories are slightly better than mine. ;(
KE>> Also the later 500net started as a net in a USA region, before it
KE>> went public.
MvdV> I have seen a nodelist where it was listed in Region 2.
I know there were some hecktick changes in the Fido software just before
net 500 went live.
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