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Re: History of private peering and exchanges?

  • From: Miles Fidelman
  • Date: Fri Feb 23 09:13:48 2001

On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, Howard C. Berkowitz wrote:

> In the beginning, of course, there was the ARPANET.
> 
> Then there was the NSFNET.  The NAPs were the first recognizable 
> exchange points, with AUPs.   NAPs were linked by VBNS.

I think you left out a few intermediate steps like:

- MILNET and the ARPANET-MILNET Mailbridge gateways.

- The Wideband Net

- CSnet

- The NASA Science Internet

- The various supercomputer-center centric networks (e.g. JVNCnet)

Miles Fidelman



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