I had no idea this anniversary happened yesterday (April 6th) till I read Howard Rheingold's tweet about it.
It was an absolutely seminal moment in the development of the internet, and set the tone for the manner of engagement its proponents would follow from then on. Steve Crocker has much to be proud of.
And the fortieth anniversary of the RFC is only a few days ahead of the fortieth anniversary of the OU (April 23rd).
The pragmatics of ESP
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