FromKees van Eeten2:280/5003.4Date Write2018-06-19 18:36:21
ToMichiel van der Vlist0:0/0.0Date Arrived2018-06-19 20:10:09
SubjKeeping it private.
Hello Michiel!

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
MvdV> wrong...

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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