[ih] Dave Farber's DCS
dhc at dcrocker.net
Fri Jul 24 04:06:37 PDT 2020
On 7/23/2020 10:30 PM, Brian E Carpenter via Internet-history wrote:
> What was the date, approx?
> On 23-Jul-20 13:44, Dave Crocker via Internet-history wrote:
>> In spite of not being all that well versed in the fine-grained technical
>> aspects of local area networking design choices, I could tell that their
>> design had a basic problem: The Irvine ring had a cost of one bit-time
>> per node the packet went through. The IBM insertion ring design imposed
>> an entire packet-time per node. So much for scaling.
The IBM presentation in Delaware would have been somewhere around 1979-1981.
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