[Air-L] History of AIR-L

Leslie Tkach-Kawasaki tkach at japan.email.ne.jp
Thu Feb 15 08:03:52 PST 2018

Thanks, Jeremy, for correcting me. The first AoIR wasn't in 2001, it was 
in the fall of 2000.


Leslie Tkach-Kawasaki,
University of Tsukuba, Japan

On 2018/02/16 0:38, Jeremy Hunsinger wrote:
> I was slightly before 2000 as I think my first email message was in 
> 1999, and we organized the conference for 2000, which is why the 
> conference number was always off by 1 year, because we counted 
> conference in 2000 as 1.0  thus 2001's conference was 2.0 and apparently 
> people found that to be too irritating to sustain after 16 in 15.
> The founding story is found the proceedings of AoIR's first few 
> conferences.  and It goes back to a conference at Drake University by 
> Thom Swiss and colleagues.  Many of the founders were there.
> AIR-l was founded after that  conference.  the 
> https://web.archive.org/web/19991012214940/http://aoir.org:80/  is the 
> famous bumblebee page with some of this information on it also.
> https://web.archive.org/web/20010204100100/http://aoir.org:80/ is the 
> first organizational AoIR page, designed by Charlie.
> as you'll see air-l was always there:) However, we don't have permanent 
> archives on archive.org <http://archive.org> until we migrated to 
> mailman, steve ran it on his office computer with listserv and i ran it 
> at the cddc on mailman.

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