[e2e] Protocols breaking the end-to-end argument

John Day day at std.com
Sat Oct 24 20:31:12 PDT 2009

>The reference to the "ISO protocol wars" is completely mystifying, as the
>architecture of the ISO stack (at least, the CLNP/TP4 flavour, which was the
>subset which gave TCP/IP the best 'run for their money') is basically
>identical to that of TCP/IP (modulo disagreements on certain arcane points,
>such as exactly what kind of abstract entities the names at the various levels
>refer to - a subject wholly unrelated to the end-end debate).

And to add to my previous note, CLNP didn't even exist when the e2e 
paer was written.

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