Jim Fleming JimFleming at
Sat Apr 6 20:11:47 UTC 1996

On Saturday, April 06, 1996 12:25 PM, Hank Nussbacher[SMTP:hank at] wrote:
@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.

Bob is a Dolphin...he can laugh all the way to the bank...he can swim free
of the fighting Cats and Dogs...Dogs do like to swim, but they have trouble
barking when they swim...Cats hate the water...:-)

...keep swimming Bob...:-)...keep laughing...every so often, you can stand
up on your tail and do the "Flipper" routine...the children should love it...
unfortunately, all they know how to do is stand on the shore and bark...:-)

...the Cats are watching the Dogs...the Dolphins have nothing to fear...

Jim Fleming
UNETY Systems, Inc.
Naperville, IL 60563

e-mail: JimFleming at

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