Subject: Re: Stalin is not a cool name ( was: High performance Lisp implementations?)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1998/11/27
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* (David Steuber "The Interloper")
| Never mind that much of the technology you are used to using sprang out
| of the cold war.  That includes the Internet.

  this latter sentence is false.  the ARPAnet was built to share computing
  resources, _not_ to survive a nuclear attack, as some would have it.  the
  cold war had very little impact on the development of the ARPAnet and
  even less on the Internet the ARPAnet became.

#:Erik, FWIW
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