[LEAPSECS] Get off my lawn!
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Mon Jun 20 17:54:54 EDT 2011
On 20 Jun 2011, at 22:46, Ian Batten <igb at batten.eu.org> wrote:
> The UK academic community, both operationally and in terms of research funding, played more than lip service to (in particular) X.400(84) and X.400(88), and the careers of several high-quality researchers were arguably expended on a protocol stack that would never achieve critical mass. ISODE and PP are proof of that.
My mail relay is still called the PP switch and I think it is 20 years old this year. It hasn't run PP since 1997, though :-) The ISODE company still exists and still sells X.400 mail systems to government agencies that require a stricter security architecture than Internet mail provides. They seem to be doing quite well, too.
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