[e2e] Are we doing sliding window in the Internet?

Bob Braden braden at ISI.EDU
Mon Jan 8 11:28:21 PST 2007

Lloyd Wood wrote:

>Such citations would be informational rather than normative, and therefore 
>Informational references tend to get left out of RFCs.

Indeed.  By the standards of academia, IETF protocol publications, even the 
best of them,
often suggest willful ignorance of earlier related work.  And even within 
academic Computer
Science, the level of reinvention is sometimes deplorable.

Bob Braden

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