[e2e] opening multiple TCP connections getting popular

Ted Faber faber at ISI.EDU
Fri Aug 31 10:33:52 PDT 2007

On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 06:58:48PM +0200, Detlef Bosau wrote:
> David P. Reed wrote:
> >
> >She essentially flamed me back, said that Cisco defined the Internet, 
> >and I didn't know what I was talking about, and anyway "NAT" was a 
> >Good Thing.
> Excuse me but she must be wrong there.
> Some years ago (I think about the Y2K disaster which never really 
> happend) some german TV features claimed that Bill Gates defined the 
> Internet.... (no, _I_ did _not_ so claim, don´t blame me for that....)

Actually it was Hitler.  Worth a shot.

Can we collectively please avoid a thread about the various folks who
contribute to, contributed to, or want to take credit for the Internet?
Or about whether NAT tastes great or is less filling?  (Yes there are
technical discussions of interest to be had about address translation;
few of them start from a moral position.)

Ted Faber
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