[ih] Why TCP?

Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond ocl at gih.com
Wed Aug 31 15:48:24 PDT 2016

On 01/09/2016 00:29, Vint Cerf wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 5:43 PM, Jack Haverty <jack at 3kitty.org
> <mailto: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.

Not UK - wrong Cambridge. :-)


Kindest regards,


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