[ih] Any suggestions for first uses of "e-mail" or "email"?

John Day jeanjour at comcast.net
Sat Aug 8 07:21:45 PDT 2015

Yes, I remember.

It is (and was) still pretty amusing. IEEE does it all the time and has for a very long time.

> On Aug 8, 2015, at 10:11, John Curran <jcurran at istaff.org> wrote:
>> On Aug 8, 2015, at 8:48 AM, John Day <jeanjour at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Pretty amusing, considering ITU had nothing to do with its development.  It was all done in ISO meetings.
> (Apologies - that was my subconscious (and errant) substitution of the boogeyman du jour… )
> The discussion that took place was regarding potential for IETF to lack change control vis-a-vis 
> the ISO process, and it turns out to be fairly well covered in final IPng recommendation doc 
> (RFC1752) - 
> " There seems to be a profound disagreement within the TUBA community
>   over the question of the ability of the IETF to modify the CLNP standards.  
>   In our presentation in Houston we said that we felt that "clone and run” 
>   was a legitimate process.  This is also what the IAB proposed in "IP version 7”. 
>   [IAB92]  The TUBA community has not reached consensus that this view is 
>   reasonable.  While many,  including a number of the CLNP document authors, 
>   are adamant that this is not an issue and the IETF can make modifications 
>   to the base standards, many others are just as adamant that the standards
>   ca only be changed through the ISO standards process.  Since the
>   overwhelming feeling within the IETF is that the IETF must 'own' the
>   standards on which it is basing its future, this disagreement within
>   the TUBA community was disquieting. 
> "
> i.e. we came close to use of ISO-CLMP protocol for the Internet at large, but in the 
> end went in a different direction primarily due to reasons that were not technical.
> /John

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