martin hardie on Sat, 22 Dec 2007 20:17:15 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> Derivation of "Bug," telegraphy code, etc.

i do not doubt this Alan, apropos of which I once came across an nice old
AT&T add I have somewhere advertising transcontinental telephone in the US
with a reference to the time of the "ping" from coast to coast and return
.... x miles in x seconds .....
the genealogy of computing and indeed *nix oweth mucho to the old systems of
telegraphy and telefony .....

On 22/12/2007, Alan Sondheim <> wrote:

> Derivation of "Bug," telegraphy code, etc.


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