[TUHS] ISO, OSI, and DECnet (was Re: If not Linux, then what?)

George Michaelson ggm at algebras.org
Thu Aug 29 10:29:44 AEST 2019

SPDY and QUIC re-capitulate some ideas of the session layer. It is
ironic how many repudiated aspects of the OSI model are re-surfacing
inside IP centric networking.


On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 5:29 AM SPC <spedraja at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's a bit funny (at least for me) because I was talking about DECNET as OSI standard and TCP/IP and OSI differences some days ago to the group of students of a course on network operation that I am teaching.
> On the other hand I don't that book about networking. I'd like to get one copy bit I live in Spain. Shipment is not a problem but perhaps to deal with shipping procedures abroad is not what you have in mind :-)
> Cordiales saludos / Best Regards / Salutations / Freundliche Grüße
> -----
> Sergio Pedraja
> Senior Technician in Computer Science, Systems Administration, and Information Security. MBA. Qualified occupational trainer.
> El mié., 28 ago. 2019 20:24, Kurt H Maier <khm at sciops.net> escribió:
>> On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 10:24:51AM -0700, Larry McVoy wrote:
>> >
>> > The great Mike Padlipski said "do you want protocols that look nice or
>> > protocols that work nice?" in his fantastic book Elements of Networking
>> > Style [*].
>> >
>> This book taught me as much about navigating bureaucracy and the warning
>> signs of impending death-by-committee as it did about networking.  I
>> keep a copy on my shelf at the office and annoy my staff with it
>> regularly.  It's also a wonderful time capsule that provides a lot of
>> context about how we got where we are.
>> khm

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