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Ray Tomlinson - I possibly saved the @ sign from extinction

It's possible I saved the at sign from extinction since some were considering removing the at sign from the keyboard and it would have followed the cent sign into exile.

"It's possible I saved the at sign from extinction since some were considering removing the at sign from the keyboard and it would have followed the cent sign into exile."

- Ray Tomlinson
Inventor of the email system on the usage of the @ sign

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