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When did Compuserve start issuing "modern" e-mail addresses? Answered

Years ago a lot of people had Compuserve e-mail, but their address would be 83246911541@compuserve.com or similar. I'm too lazy to go looking this evening, so I wondered if anyone here had one and knew when they migrated?

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kelseymhBest Answer (author)2010-01-16

Read it yourself :-)  Apparently in 1996.  Interestingly, your chosen example is not valid -- the addresses were all in octal (so digits 0-7 only).

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lemonie (author)kelseymh2010-01-16

I didn't think it would be that easy...

Thanks!

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seandogue (author)2010-01-17

oh cheez. I had a "real" address @ compuserv , you just had to be clever about it. Lolz didn't even realize they were still in the game

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