Re: Pointer: The Superhighway Steamroller

Simon E Spero (
Sun, 26 Jun 94 11:45:53 -0400


o The folks at NCSA will be glad to learn that their web
server is really running on a CRAY, cunningly disguished as HP
workstations (hey Rob - that's cheating :-)

o Gopher and HTTP are much less efficient at file transfer than FTP

o Moguls are plotting to ban ASCII from the networks, in an effort to
deprive the masses of 80x24 literature,

o What people really want is 23 copies of Alice in Wonderland on a

o HTML can't be used stand alone.

o HTTP over dialup means you have to drop the line for every transfer.

Hrr. I wrote a reply, but I'm going to get a coffee before posting.