Jacot-Guillarmod, François F (1992) From FidoNet to Internet: The evolution of a national network. Proceedings of INET '92, International Networking Conference, Kobe, Japan, June, 1992 .
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The South African academic research network, UNINET-ZA, evolved within two years from a FidoNet mail gateway that distributed email via interactive Kermit links, to a dialup uucp network, to wide area TCP/IP, and finally to full Internet connectivity. While the majority of UNINET-ZA sites are now TCP/IP connected, elements of the original gatewaying techniques are still fulfilling useful functions - for example a TCP/IP <=> FidoNet gateway, and links into non-Unix, non-TCP/IP based systems.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Internet History South Africa|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Divisions:||Support Units > Information Technology Division|
|Deposited By:||Mr François Jacot-Guillarmod|
|Deposited On:||26 Sep 2011 07:24|
|Last Modified:||06 Jan 2012 16:22|
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