Re: (Fwd) Re: DNS: Suggested ADNA Board Members

Re: (Fwd) Re: DNS: Suggested ADNA Board Members

From: Michael Biber <mbiber§apnetworx.com.au>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 1998 23:27:10 +1000
>Design-by-committee is precisely why
>ISO/OSI failed, and TCP/IP triumphed.

I don't agree with this.
ISO/OSI (on the whole) failed because it cost too much to purchase and
implement. TCP/IP was given away and worked after a fashion. Why suffer the
pain of a FTAM install when ftp came bundled and did the same basic job?

IMHO, it's marketing, pure and simple. (a la VHS/Beta etc.)

Mike Biber.
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Received on Fri Mar 06 1998 - 09:45:33 UTC

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