Networking is IPC

Scott Weeks surfer at
Wed Aug 5 16:21:31 CDT 2009

Changed the subject line...

--- jmamodio at wrote:

> Read "Patterns in Network Architecture" by John Day.

"A Return to Fundamentals", great book.

"the Internet today is more like DOS, but what we need should be more like Unix"

Great thing he didn't say Windows :-)

I like these:

"networking is interprocess communication".  (quoted from Metcalfe - 1972)

"Q: So, how long should an address be?
 A: Processing the address should halt"

Chapters 5-8 are the meat of naming and addressing and he has a LOT to say on the subjects...  :-)


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