by Darius Kazemi, March 16 2019

In 2019 I'm reading one RFC a day in chronological order starting from the very first one. More on this project here. There is a table of contents for all my RFC posts.

See you in Astroworld

RFC-75 is by Steve Crocker of UCLA, dated October 14th, 1970 and titled “Network Meeting”.

The technical content

This RFC informs all recipients that there will be a Network Meeting at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in Houston at the Astroworld Hotel at 8pm on Monday November 16th, 1970.

The purpose is to discuss “practical use” of the network, including:

Further reading

The Astroworld Hotel was, in 1970, arguably the most luxury hotel in the world, and according to this history of the hotel featured “the most expensive suite in the world”, part of its variety of Celestial Suites offered to rich visitors. The meeting was not held in one of these suites, but I like to imagine that it was (check out the PT Barnum Suite!!!). There's another incredible gallery here.

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About me

I'm Darius Kazemi. I'm a Mozilla Fellow and I do a lot of work on the decentralized web with both ActivityPub and the Dat Project.