Walt Mankowski on 6 Aug 2012 21:42:00 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] OT: 7 minutes of terror, Curiosity landing on Mars 01:30 EDT Monday

On Mon, Aug 06, 2012 at 06:30:46PM -0400, JP Vossen wrote:
> Well yeah, but don't they have Vinton Cerf (and others) working on
> that [1]?  Damn the physics, he'll figure it out...  :-)  (Actually,
> I suspect modern versions of uucp (rsync-ified) and various other
> async protocols to emerge.  NTP & IRC will be--errr--interesting,
> while SMTP will be more-or-less unaffected (sort-of). :)

So would NNTP.  Too bad USENET's dying.  It's the perfect protocol for
a delay-tolerant network. :)


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