The first network I helped install, the vendor and my boss wanted Token Ring. I pushed and held out for this new Ethernet stuff. He wouldn’t let us install email, though. Had a lot of dubious reasons. I finally figured out, he didn’t like to put anything in writing.

So my first email system was Lotus Notes. That was huge fun in its day. The Web pretty much made it obsolete, but IBM held on to it for decades.

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