Re: Last Call: Modern Global Standards Paradigm

jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu (Noel Chiappa) Sat, 11 August 2012 15:20 UTC

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From: jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu (Noel Chiappa)
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    > From: John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com>

    > It is worth remembering that in the most critical part of that period,
    > the IETF wasn't developing/pushing TCP/IP in the marketplace but had
    > its face firmly immersed in the KoolAid trough

Ahem. There were quite a few of us in the IETF sphere who were not at all
fans of the OSI stack - and we worked very hard on TCP/IP, and the deployment
thereof, precisely to kill the OSI stack.

No disagreement with your other comments, just that one point.

	Noel