Hank Nussbacher hank at
Sat Apr 6 18:25:29 UTC 1996

Craig came down very hard on Bob Metcalfe and I was hoping that over
the past few days someone would step in and explain that Bob is far 
from being a clueless journalist.  I believe Craig is just showing
how young he is.  Bob Metcalfe along with David Boggs published in
ACM (July 1976) an article entitled "Ethernet - Distributed Packet
Switching for Local Computer Networks".  This paper was the groundwork
for Ethernet - without which we would still be using X.25 and possibly
no LANs.  Having Bob (as well as a few other heavyweights) on this list,
we can only come to a better understanding of the routing, addressing
and portability problems of the Internet that we are all hitting.

Craig, Bob has probably forgotten more than you and I will ever know.

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