[ih] Fwd: nomenclature
vint at google.com
Wed Dec 23 10:52:39 PST 2009
well that's not too clear - coulda been Jon. We'd have to look at the
RFCs and see when the term first shows up for a clue perhaps?
On Dec 23, 2009, at 1:39 PM, Dave CROCKER wrote:
> On 12/23/2009 10:33 AM, Vint Cerf wrote:
>> steve may have the best explanation; as I recall, it was sort of a
>> of the notion of a host (at an event - providing for the attendees/
>> and "host" in the sense of biological host to a parasite (!).
> Well, I asked my brother before asking the list. He doesn't
> remember the origin.
> Your explanation of the logic makes complete sense, but do you
> remember who first started using it?
> Dave Crocker
> Brandenburg InternetWorking
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