[opendtv] Re: Another point of view on walled gardens

  • From: Kon Wilms <konfoo@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 11:36:30 -0800

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 11:19 AM, John Shutt <shuttj@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> So, in other words, you have it backwards.  AOL and CompuServe sprang up out
> of the wilderness, and then later it was the internet that slowly grew up
> around them.  CompuServe and AOL weren't the anomaly, they were the only
> game in town.

You seem to have completely forgotten about TeleText. Services like
BelTel and others were doing a lot of what you say AOL 'pioneered' a
long time before them.

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