Re: [76attendees] thanks to the organizers and the city of Hiroshima

Bob Hinden <> Fri, 13 November 2009 00:15 UTC

Return-Path: <>
Received: from localhost (localhost []) by (Postfix) with ESMTP id 9D23B3A6A2A for <>; Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:15:17 -0800 (PST)
X-Virus-Scanned: amavisd-new at
X-Spam-Flag: NO
X-Spam-Score: -2.599
X-Spam-Status: No, score=-2.599 tagged_above=-999 required=5 tests=[AWL=0.000, BAYES_00=-2.599]
Received: from ([]) by localhost ( []) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with ESMTP id GmJJoq-bndLh for <>; Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:15:16 -0800 (PST)
Received: from ( []) by (Postfix) with ESMTP id E16C83A68BF for <>; Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:15:15 -0800 (PST)
Received: by with SMTP id 22so604310eye.47 for <>; Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:15:42 -0800 (PST)
DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; c=relaxed/relaxed;; s=gamma; h=domainkey-signature:received:received:subject:mime-version :content-type:from:in-reply-to:date:cc:content-transfer-encoding :message-id:references:to:x-mailer; bh=O9r23vGcGCd0hi4rJmBp+aC/YqRBQCs3eB93Sk+qeI0=; b=Ocxx9cYyQNV58Kbx4vLCxBlVUJEa7m1p+JZ4CxoDbeQ9upF/plYccZf91TTdVgaXFw t0L/LCNEPkbUUX3ObOmhze2K544Ki8sKpvUeq9lk5rtCHovcqKHf+TfF8obkYBkNhycs lYxt7djCgMxd+dBGecVAJLICZvTn4pclimTaw=
DomainKey-Signature: a=rsa-sha1; c=nofws;; s=gamma; h=subject:mime-version:content-type:from:in-reply-to:date:cc :content-transfer-encoding:message-id:references:to:x-mailer; b=jcwwiNHnMQ03eTTkv7DYzqjDkH/Fi4JKMu3Y8ZiwnS6KWaOsHtLjNt813YyrnXiHUt 08ivb6Diz9PRX7BOHMtwU5eo5K5pRYk8s+9xaY/H/p+SR8DP5bKvxhiIzTPx2cDG6ipM X8dH4iFS/k4InmfpJdqI8QL7Pj92OPp5daH1g=
Received: by with SMTP id 26mr2600947ebb.82.1258071342429; Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:15:42 -0800 (PST)
Received: from ( []) by with ESMTPS id 5sm1080663eyf.2.2009. (version=TLSv1/SSLv3 cipher=RC4-MD5); Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:15:41 -0800 (PST)
Mime-Version: 1.0 (Apple Message framework v1076)
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format="flowed"; delsp="yes"
From: Bob Hinden <>
In-Reply-To: <>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 09:15:39 +0900
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Message-Id: <>
References: <>
To: Rodney Van Meter <>
X-Mailer: Apple Mail (2.1076)
Subject: Re: [76attendees] thanks to the organizers and the city of Hiroshima
X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.9
Precedence: list
List-Id: <>
List-Unsubscribe: <>, <>
List-Archive: <>
List-Post: <>
List-Help: <>
List-Subscribe: <>, <>
X-List-Received-Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:15:17 -0000


I fully agree.  This was a stellar meeting and I think it sets a new  
standard for all future meetings!

Many thanks to Jun, the WIDE project, all of the sponsors, and  
everyone else who helped make this meeting a success.


On Nov 13, 2009, at 7:00 AM, Rodney Van Meter wrote:

> I'm a member of the WIDE Project, but I get none of the credit for  
> making IETF such a success.  I stand in awe especially of the NOC  
> team: Profs. Kato, Osamu Nakamura, and Shigechika from Keio, Prof.  
> Maeda from Hiroshima, Ray Atarashi from IIJ, and a long list of  
> students (including qoo, kudo, and tomine).  Some of them prefer to  
> work in the background, but their work stands out.
> The city also went amazingly far out of its way.  The "Welcome IETF"  
> signs on the streetcar platforms, the party, the PASPY, and  
> especially the city lights that made wandering the streets in the  
> evening so pleasant.  I didn't try the bikes, and had no need of the  
> translator service (except possibly from Hiroshima dialect to Kanto  
> dialect :-), but those seemed to be wins, as well.
> The gang from e-side (Scott and Pres. Arai, and others whose names I  
> don't recall) certainly made it all work.
> And Jun Murai is, of course, The Man.  ("What kind of sycophant are  
> you?"  "What kind would you like?" to quote a movie.)
> For those of you who missed the social, my new hero:
> I've followed his peace work for years, but had no idea he has a  
> Ph.D. in math from MIT and taught in the U.S. for more than fifteen  
> years.
> Hope to see you in Anaheim!
> 		--Rod
> P.S. Do try to walk over to the dome and museum, if you haven't yet.  
> It's close, it's important, it's moving, it's sobering.  It is,  
> however, not fun.
> _______________________________________________
> 76attendees mailing list