jon postel

Randy Bush randy at
Sun Oct 16 21:18:41 UTC 2022

my favorite is

It's perfectly appropriate to be upset.  I thought of it in a slightly
different way--like a space that we were exploring and, in the early days,
we figured out this consistent path through the space: IP, TCP, and so on.
What's been happening over the last few years is that the IETF is filling
the rest of the space with every alternative approach, not necessarily any
better.  Every possible alternative is now being written down.  And it's not
useful.  -- Jon Postel

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