From: Sam Ismail <dastar_at_ncal.verio.com>
Date: Sun Jan 10 13:32:44 1999

On 10 Jan 1999, Frank McConnell wrote:

> communications over it. Terminals didn't, but you could get devices
> called PADs (Port Access Devices? I can't remember) that had

Packet Assembler/Disassembler

> connections for terminals, an X.25 connection for the network, and
> could either act something like a multiplexer, running all the
> terminal sessions over a permanent virtual circuit (PVC) to a host's
> address, or like a terminal server, using switched virtual circuits
> (SVCs) to connect to any host address on the network.

I got my TLA's wrong. You're right.

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