Reply to post: Re: Time machine

Ooh, my machine is SO much faster than yours... Oh, wait, that might be a bit of a problem...

Rich 11 Silver badge

Re: Time machine

Also not specified, was this anything resembling Internet protocols

You could get minimal IP stacks for DOS and drivers for the common network cards in the early 90s, just as long as you had a Unix box to use to download them from an FTP site somewhere. They were fiddly to get going unless you had some networking experience and enough of a Unix background, 'cos the documentation was minimal to say the least. I mostly remember using my PC as a dumb terminal to a Unix server, courtesy of Kermit, prior to about 1994.

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