Subject: Re: netnews history [was: Re: can lisp do what perl does easily? ]
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 2000/04/25
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <8e3s0e$3k5hb$>
Paolo Amoroso  <> wrote:
| (Rob Warnock) wrote:
| > by 1981 ... were already using netnews heavily for internal
| > communications among engineering & test groups.
| Your employer's marketing guys missed the opportunity to be the first to
| call such a thing an "intranet" :)

Yeah, well, I never liked that neologism anyway...
Calling it a "private internet" (lower-case "i")
seemed quite adequate to me.


Rob Warnock, 41L-955
Applied Networking
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