[ih] Baran and arbitrary reliability from arbitrarilyunreliable components
vint at google.com
Wed Mar 11 05:50:29 PDT 2009
Less clear since peter sevcik was architect and very packet oriented.
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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?
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