[ih] Why TCP?

Vint Cerf vint at google.com
Wed Aug 31 15:29:05 PDT 2016

On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 5:43 PM, Jack Haverty <jack at 3kitty.org> wrote:

> We even mused about extreme networking.  For example, TCP/IP should be
> able to utilize a "network" implemented using carrier pigeons for
> transport, with each pigeon carrying a small tube with a strip of paper
> containing one packet of data.
> As far as I know, no one ever did that...

yeah, they did - there's even an RFC about it, I think, from UK.

see also YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQCZH9Lp8uo

The audio and auto-caption is hilariously disconnected.




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