[ih] Re: internet-history digest, Vol 1 #45 - 11 msgs

Craig Partridge craig at aland.bbn.com
Tue Aug 6 07:52:27 PDT 2002

In message < 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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