[Bloat] A good book for the plane flight: Open Standards and the Digital Age: History, Ideology, and Networks

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 05:35:02 EDT 2019


Particularly... the chapter (pp 230-260 or so) on how events led up to
the end of OSI (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_model#Layer_4:_Transport_Layer)
and to IPv4 with the IETF ROAD working group creating CIDR and NAT....

It's dated - ending in 1997 or so - and long since obsoleted by
events. There was a great discussion on the
postel.org internet history mailing list that talked about all the
events that led up to that here:


I'd started the discussion on how got to be how it was in
context with my unicast-extensions "moonshot" talk (netdevconf this
thursday), and it was fascinating! and led to the mention of that book
in particular.


Dave Täht
CTO, TekLibre, LLC
Tel: 1-831-205-9740

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