[e2e] Open the floodgate
braden at ISI.EDU
Wed Apr 21 10:34:08 PDT 2004
*> *> but in the community that were the True Defenders of the One Faith of
*> *> TCP, it became short hand for "Bad Idea" - i think i may be being a bit
*> *> of a revisionist, but I dont think One True Fair, or Bad Idea type
*> *> discussions help us with moving along. there are pieces of XTP worth
*> *> understanding....
*> Well, Jon, while we are talking about history...
*> I guess I have to plead guilty to having been a Defender (but probably
*> not "True") of the TCP/IP faith, but the fact is that the XCP folks
(I meant *XTP* of course... sorry. Thanks, Karen Sollins. Bob Braden)
*> were on a jihad against TCP/IP, and it was not possible to hold
*> meaningful discussions with them. They, quite a lot more than for the
*> Internetters, thought they worshiped the One True Faith.
*> It is my impression that some of the disappointed supporters of XCP
*> came back later to boost ATM as the One True Faith, the One Ring to
*> Rule Them All.
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