[TUHS] Research Datakit notes
cowan at ccil.org
Sun Jun 26 23:58:35 AEST 2022
I'll check it out eventually. $10 on Ebay (the cheapest per bookfinder.com)
is a little steep nowadays. Maybe I'll spring for a <$17 new copy. No
On Sun, Jun 26, 2022 at 9:35 AM Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 26, 2022 at 09:07:49AM -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 25, 2022 at 10:20 PM Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu>
> > wrote:
> > > it had things called 'flows' which were half way between pure
> > > datagrams (i.e. no setup - you just stick the right destination
> address in
> > > the
> > > header and send it off) and VCs (read the RFCs if you want to kow why),
> > >
> > In that connection I have always admired Padlipsky's RFC 962, which
> > exploits the existing TCP architecture to do just this. So simple, so
> > easy, so Unixy.
> I knew Mike, interesting dude. His "The Elements of Networking Style" is
> a very fun read but also, for me, just getting to understand networking,
> it snapped a bunch of stuff into focus. I think you have to read it
> at just the right spot in your career and I did. Great little book and
> full of jabs like "If you know what you are doing, 3 layers are enough.
> If you don't, 7 aren't."
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