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Re: mailing list vs "the futur"



Joe wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Aug 2018 09:49:06 -0000 (UTC)
> Dan Purgert <dan@djph.net> wrote:
>> Isn't that what Facebook, et. al. already do? It's AOL all over again.
>>
> Not quite yet. I can still invent a completely new protocol, send you
> the details, and we can exchange data over the Net using it. One day,
> ISPs will pass nothing but http/s.
>
Hm, seems like that'd break quite a lot of things that're important to
business -- SMTP, SFTP, FTP[*], AS2 ... 

[*] Please you one last holdout using our ancient FTP service, let's
move to the 21st century and use SFTP, please?
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