Token ring? topic hijack: was Re: Mystery open source switching

Gary Baribault gary at baribault.net
Thu Nov 4 10:09:30 CDT 2010


I sure am glad to see that I'm not the only crazy/dinosaur lurking on
this list! It really gives me hope for the future!

Of course to do this job right, a good memory help, and being crazy is
nearly a prerequisite to last! :-)

Gary B


On 11/04/2010 10:52 AM, Curtis Maurand wrote:
> On 11/2/2010 3:49 PM, Sven Olaf Kamphuis wrote:
>>> Are there still any commercial X.25 nets in operation? I had some
>>> peripheral involvement with Tymnet in the MCI/Concert conversion,
>>> and hear it shut down sometime in 2003-4.
>>
>>
http://www.ram.nl/nl/aanbieder_van_mobiele_datacommunicatie/diensten/netwerkdiensten?read_more=1323735124421760482
>>
>>
>> also: yep.
>>
>> commercial x.25 based packet radio networks, and the wired parts to
>> keep them together, are still around.
>>
>> (the non-commercial ones also ofcourse ;)
>>
> The last I knew all the ATM (Automated Teller Machines) all ran on X.25
>
> --Curtis
>




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