X.25 Virtual Circuits - TRANSPAC IN France - Pre-Internet Data Networking [History of communications]

  title={X.25 Virtual Circuits - TRANSPAC IN France - Pre-Internet Data Networking [History of communications]},
  author={Mischa Schwartz},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
  • M. Schwartz
  • Published 1 November 2010
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Communications Magazine
The following article , by Remi Despres, is the second on the history of X.25 systems to appear in this column. As noted by Dr. Despres, the previous article focused on the Canadian Datapac system. Earlier articles on packet switching in this column have included one on the history of the Arpanet/Internet and one on early British packet switching systems. What makes this article particularly distinctive, aside, of course, from the fact that it focuses on the major contributions of French… Expand
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