IMP and FC6 System <OT>
markkuk at tuubi.net
Sat Mar 3 12:00:25 UTC 2007
Ric Moore kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika perjantai, 2.
> On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 21:26 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > IMP (Internet Messaging Program) - reasonable acronym
> Sure it's reasonable to folks who don't feel like ole Irv
> deserves anything. Why not? He's dead anyways. Right? He sure
> couldn't complain.
The first use of acronym IMP in computer communications was the
Interface Message Processor, the packet switch for early
First IMPs went on-line late 1969, 4 years before the first
version of CP/M booted.
Irv Hoff deserves the credit for his communication program, but
not for the TLA he re-used as its name.
markku.kolkka at iki.fi
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