[ih] Re: internet-history digest, Vol 1 #45 - 11 msgs
craig at aland.bbn.com
Tue Aug 6 07:52:27 PDT 2002
In message <126.96.36.199.2.20020805235932.03f56b80 at mail.reed.com.>, "David P. Reed"
>If the 666 problem is merely a matter of scanning a paper document, I'd be
>happy to volunteer to put it in Google-space. There's a whole pile of
>interesting stuff that I still lug around from those early Internet days
>waiting for me to sort through it in my dotage - probably much of it is
>duplicative, but most of it was not in the RFC series. For example, I
>believe I did the first TCP/IP header compression, which is documented in
>an MIT LCS RFC that apparently came into play in some intellectual property
>discussion a few years ago. And there is Steve Kent's design for
>end-to-end encryption in TCP that never found its way into the official RFC
>stream as I recall, for political reasons. Lots of other stuff.
What I strongly urge you to do is either donate or will these items to a
good archive. I know the Computer Museum welcomes this kind of stuff.
Other archives may too. Worth preserving the paper, as the bits have
likely rotted away (and will again).
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