[ih] Baran and arbitrary reliability from arbitrarily unreliable components
bernie at fantasyfarm.com
Wed Mar 11 05:15:58 PDT 2009
On 11 Mar 2009 at 6:18, Vint Cerf wrote:
> a very radical piece of work. It was rejected by the then telecom
> experts of the Defense Department who "KNEW" that the only way to do
> telecom was circuit switching.
> How wrong they were.
Indeed, didn't they make the same mistake *again*, many years later [and
post-ARPAnet] when they let AUTODIN II to Western Union?
Bernie Cosell Fantasy Farm Fibers
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