Network visibility

Michael Thomas mike at
Wed Oct 20 17:33:13 UTC 2021

On 10/20/21 8:26 AM, Mel Beckman wrote:
> Mark,
> As long as we’re being pedantic, January 1, 1983 is considered the 
> official birthday of the Internet, when TCP/IP first let different 
> kinds of computers on different networks talk to each other.
> It’s 2021, hence the Internet is /less/ than, not more than, 40 years 
> old.  Given your mathematical skills, I put no stock in your claim 
> that we still can’t “buy an NMS that just works.” :)
Pedantically, IP is 40 years old as of last month. What you're talking 
about is the flag day. People including myself were looking into 
internet protocols well before the flag day.

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