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Re: TCP/IP and DOD [7:39657] posted 04/05/2002
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Well, if we're veering off into the realm of political commentary and
putdown, I suppose it's ok to ask whether George W. Bush could spell TCP/IP
"all by himself".

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Zeitz" 
Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 2:09 PM
Subject: RE: TCP/IP and DOD [7:39657]

> Yea, it was Al Gore who invented TCP/IP and the internet, all by
> himself.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Priscilla Oppenheimer [mailto:cilla@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 4:30 PM
> To: cisco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: TCP/IP and DOD [7:39657]
> Vint Cerf wasn't commissioned. He was a graduate student at UCLA. BBN
> set
> up the infrastructure of the ARPANET and got the Interface Message
> Processors (routers) and the 56-Kbps links up and running. To use the
> ARPANET, universities had to write software for the devices that
> connected
> to the ARPANET. TCP/IP grew out of that effort.
> Priscilla
> At 03:47 PM 4/5/02, Rico Ortiz wrote:
> >My understanding is Vint Cerf, was the creator of the TCP/IP protocols.
> Not
> >sure but was he not commissioned by DOD/BBN during the ARPAnet days..
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> >Steven A. Ridder
> >Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 2:05 PM
> >To: cisco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: TCP/IP and DOD [7:39657]
> >
> >
> >I am a technical reviewer for a book, and someone wrote that TCP/IP was
> >written by the Depertment of Defense.  I am confident that ARPAnet was
> >commissiond by the DoD in the 60's to BBN, and maybe TCP/IP was derived
> from
> >these early protocls, but to say the the DoD, or BBN or anyone other
> than
> >the Internet community wrote TCP and IP would be incorrect, right?  I
> seem
> >to remember that IP was used in ArpaNet, but not TCP.  I thought TCP
> was
> >written in various universities.  I could even look up the couple (who
> used
> >to work at Cisco) who wrote it.
> >
> >--
> >
> >RFC 1149 Compliant.
> >Get in my head:
> >
> ________________________
> Priscilla Oppenheimer

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