[e2e] E2E Research Group is shutting down

Lloyd Wood L.Wood at surrey.ac.uk
Sat Nov 28 14:04:40 PST 2009

On 23 Nov 2009, at 22:26, Craig Partridge wrote:
> Dear Friends and Colleagues:
> After 26 years, the End-to-End Research Group has decided to cease existence
> as of January 1st, 2010.  While there is certainly still end-to-end research
> to be done, the group had ceased to effectively serve as a forum for those
> discussions.


> Now, here's the chilling thought that Jon's email prompted: when  
> the IRTF _itself_ clearly doesn't view the implications of the end- 
> to-end principle and how you get stuff from A to B without  
> detecting introduced errors as fundamentally important to bear in  
> mind when doing initial designs in its research groups, and much  
> effort has to be expended into getting reliability considered as an  
> issue and accepted as worth looking at, "who cares?" wins, and we  
> may as well close down the IRTF e2e mailing list as an obviously  
> long-lost cause.


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