[ih] Re: internet-history digest, Vol 1 #45 - 11 msgs
touch at ISI.EDU
Mon Aug 5 17:45:46 PDT 2002
Mike Padlipsky wrote:
> At 03:47 PM 8/5/02, Bob Braden wrote:
>> A good place to start is the RFC series.
> i beg to differ.
FWIW, not all three- or four-letter acronyms referred to in these
discussions is correctly resolved by searching the RFCs. Sure, pointing
to "HEMS, ala the RFCs" is sufficient, but searching the RFCs first for
anything is like relying on the first hit on Google.
Mike P. brings up a good point. By not providing this sort of mildly
redundent context, we're shooting ourselves in the foot, history-wise.
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