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  Time sharing

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John McCarthy, Herb Baskin

The ARPAnet was initially intended as a long-distance time-sharing network. Its utility as a communication network was only realized after the fact, when email was introduced with explosive popularity.

www-formal.stanford.edu/jmc/history/timesharing/timesharing.html

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