13 years ago today - October 16, 1998...

Steven Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Sun Oct 16 09:52:37 CDT 2011


On Oct 15, 2011, at 11:20 58PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Rodney Joffe" <rjoffe at centergate.com>
> 
>> Subject: 13 years ago today - October 16, 1998...
>> we lost Jon.
>> 
>> It feels like just yesterday.
>> 
>> http://www.apps.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2468.html
> 
> My path didn't cross Jon's much... but he was nice enough to reserve the
> really cool RFC number that graces my AFJ contribution from 1997 -- 3 or 4
> RFCs with higher numbers came out in March.


Ah, I'm not the only one he did that for.  I asked if the IAB/IESG statement
on crypto could by RFC 1984.  He told me that he never reserved RFC numbers --
but that coincidences could happen...

		--Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb








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