|This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects; for it redoubleth joy, and cutteth griefs in half. - Francis Bacon|
"Friends and Partners" was announced on the Internet on January 19, 1994, and has an interesting history. Below, you will find a list of links that will provide information on its initial history.
Please visit the new (February 9, 1998) F&P General Bulletin Board for questions, information and discussion about Friends and Partners -- current activities, and plans for improvements.
The final link is a complete paper that was given at the Internet '95 Conference and, perhaps, provides the most thorough overview of the motivation and implementation of this project.
The following are links to several stories and articles that have been published about Friends and Partners:
November, 1995"Friends & Partners Demonstrate Internet for Gore-Chernomyrdin Meeting.
May, 1994"Friends and Partners: Goldmine of US-NIS Information on the Internet."
Some information on the technical implementation of our server is detailed here.
This is a complete paper about "Friends and Partners" which was presented at the Internet '95 Conference.
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