REAL plug&play hardware

From: Uncle Roger <>
Date: Fri Jun 13 09:49:08 1997

At 03:16 PM 6/12/97 -0800, you wrote:
>I remember showing an undergraduate how it was possible to plug
>a modem into a terminal and dial up to a shell account. He was
>so amazed that the world had been easily fooled into thinking that you
>need a computer to access the Internet :-)
The San Francisco Public Library has terminals (DEC VT220's?) in every
library. My girlfriend was impressed when I used Lynx to telnet to my
account to check mail one day... 8^)

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Uncle Roger "There is pleasure pure in being mad that none but madmen know."
Roger Louis Sinasohn & Associates
San Francisco, California
Received on Fri Jun 13 1997 - 09:49:08 BST

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