31 Years of the Digest ... founded August 21, 1981
The Telecom Digest for January 1, 2013
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Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2013 00:00:19 -0000 From: Telecom Digest Moderator <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Happy New Year Message-ID: <20130101033653.GA12257@telecom.csail.mit.edu> Another year has come and gone, and I'll take this opportunity to thank you all for your support and your contributions during 2012. I'll add a special thanks to John Levine, who has provided the Telecom Digest with invaluable help and support for many years, and to Robert Bonomi, who wrote our day-to-day processing scripts, and kept the Digest running while I was in Montana last summer. As I write this, the new year has just started in Greenwich, England, so it's now 2013 in Greenwich Mean Time. I have a few things that come to mind, off the top of my head. 1. I don't care if it's called "UTC" now. It's "GMT" to me. 2. I can't believe that I got to be this old. I was going to live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse, but it looks like I'll only get one out of three. It sure seems fast, looking back. 3. If we can put a man on the moon, why can't we make a cellular battery that lasts for the whole day? 4. Why doesn't Jon Postel get credit for inventing the Internet, instead of Al Gore? Sigh. Well, enough of that: I hope you and yours have all the best of 2013. Bill -- Bill Horne Moderator
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