[ih] Ethernet, was Why TCP?

Andrew G. Malis agmalis at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 21:34:49 PDT 2016

On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 11:29 AM, Paul Vixie <paul at redbarn.org> wrote:

> later on, DEC poured billions (that's like millions except with a "b")
> of dollars into DECnet Phase V, proving after all that they, and not the
> community, knew what the future of networking was going to look like.
> (they should have saved the money so that Compaq could have it.)

DECnet Phase V gave us IS-IS, which was later standardized by ISO and is
now in wide use throughout the Internet. It’s probably the most popular
intra-AS routing protocol in use today by Internet backbone providers. So
it wasn’t a total waste. :-)

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