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Early Sketch of the Ethernet Concept
By Bob Metcalfe

The following is an early sketch of Ethernet drawn by Bob Metcalfe presumably in the mid 1970s while he was at Xerox PARC. This sketch comes courtesy of Alan Freir. We are looking for more information on this diagram, please contact us if you have any insights.

Ethernet sketch

See Also:

Actual first sketch of Ethernet (by Bob Metcalfe).

Alan Freier's Wildflower site hosted by the DigiBarn (which contains the reference to the early sketch)

The Internet Explained an article on the history of the Internet by Vincent Marcello.


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