[e2e] TCP in outer space

Cannara cannara at attglobal.net
Sat Apr 14 23:00:10 PDT 2001

Thanks for the invitation Ross, but I really don't think folks are much
interested in hearing a resume from another old Stanford PhD, who did learn
networking 10 years before Cerf's '78 TCP draft was critiqued at MIT.
Privately, perhaps some details.


Ross Finlayson wrote:
> At 09:31 PM 4/12/01, Cannara wrote:
> >I'm glad you agree, since I certainly did not say today's result is "due to
> >lack of smarts back then".  The issue as, you say, is it's hard to get a
> >parochial group, like the IETF, to think more broadly, even critically, about
> >their prior work.
> Speaking of "prior work", it might be instructive, at this point, for you
> to remind us of your background and experience in this area.  Because you
> post prolifically to this mailing list, it's clear that you have a great
> deal of experience in internetworking protocol research.  However, a quick
> search of the RFC and Internet Drafts index shows that your name does not
> appear there at all, so many on this mailing list might be unaware of the
> depth of work that you have done elsewhere in this field.  Perhaps this
> would be a good time to remind people of this.
>          Ross.

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