OT? The Internet is only five years oldgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
...according to John Elway (some slackjawed meathead jock), bigwig at mvp.com, on CNBC.
I never knew that!
-- Sluggo (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 27, 2000
Yeah, and Al Gore invented the internet!
Sigh. Don't these people remember the 1960s?
-- (email@example.com), January 27, 2000.
Most people think of the World Wide Web when they hear Internet, and browsers as we know them really are a product of the 90's, so he isn't all that far off (to those people that don't know what ARPA stands for.)
-- walt (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 27, 2000.
notawake, I was thinking the same thing!
-- Hokie (Hokie_@hotmail.com), January 27, 2000.
Heck, it was DARPANET when I was first on-line, back in those high- speed days of 1400 baud modems and ASR-35 teletypes.
-- Wildweasel (email@example.com), January 27, 2000.