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

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

From: <paul.brooks§globalone.net>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 1998 21:52:34 +0000
> >Garbage Vic. The success of the Internet itself is due mainly to 
> >individuals and small groups getting off their butts and innovating 
> >first, then showing the world. Design-by-committee is precisely why 
> >ISO/OSI failed, and TCP/IP triumphed.
> 
> You now that's probably a very good example.  Consider it stolen for my
> talks later this year.  I'll remember to credit you for it :)

If you had asked, I might have given permission. As it is, I 
explicitly do not. Please don't use it, credit or not.

> I remember developing from tool kits in 1980's (mid), and people of high
> regard in Australian Technology were laughing at me because I was wasting
> my time developing with IP. "Netbios was the way to go. It works, it's
> there now.  Why reinvent what works?"
> 
[...]
> Where are those people today?  Some are ISP's, I bump into them every
> nown-then.  Some have vanished completely, some are watching the world go
> by because they are really not up to all these new fangled things, that
> were really there before their time anyway.

Right - so in ten years we've all gotten walking sticks and feeble 
minded. One day Adam you'll post a message without taking a shot at 
the rest of the world other than yourself. I sincerely hope 
to live to see the day.
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Received on Fri Mar 06 1998 - 09:45:34 UTC

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