Saturday, October 22, 2005

Very first :-) on the Internet

Ever wondered where the first :-) came from? Well now you do. Microsoft research has been nice enough to post the dialog.

"The contents of the "joke" thread on the CMU CS general bboard that led to Scott Fahlman's invention of the smiley are below. This was retrieved from the spice vax oct-82 backup tape by Jeff Baird"

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