[vcf-midatlantic] Update - museum internet access

VAXman at tmesis.org VAXman at tmesis.org
Thu Jun 30 18:17:10 EDT 2016

Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic writes: 

>On 06/30/2016 04:29 PM, Brian Schenkenberger via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> On 06/30/2016 03:38 PM, Joseph Oprysko via vcf-midatlantic wrote: >
>But >> I thought SneakerNet was the primary network protocol when the
>machines >>> were in their prime. >> >>  Good heavens no.  Even PDP-8s
>had DECnet over serial lines. > > DDCMP! 
>  As God intended. 

I'd occasionally fire up DDCMP over a modem link to some clients to transfer
files back in the day.  Indexed files mostly which don't take kindly to being
ZIPped and UNZIPped and FTPd; albeit, current version of ZIP/UNZIP do have a
switch to maintain VMS file attributes making it possible now.

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