[TUHS] OSI stack (Was: Posters)
lm at mcvoy.com
Fri Feb 8 04:50:54 AEST 2019
On Thu, Feb 07, 2019 at 11:07:27AM -0700, Grant Taylor via TUHS wrote:
> On 02/06/2019 01:47 PM, Kevin Bowling wrote:
> >There were protocols that fit better in the era like DeltaT with a simpler
> >state machine and connection handling.?? Then there was a mad dash of
> >protocol development in the mid to late ???80s that were measured by
> >various metrics to outperform TCP in practical and theoretical space.??
> >Some of these seemed quite nice like XTP and are still in use in niche
> >defense applications.
Greg Chesson was the guy behind XTP. I worked for him at SGI, he was a
hoot (lost him to cancer a while back). I think I've posted this before
but here he is not long before he died (he came up to bitch about kids
these days with their shiney frameworks and new fangled languages, what's
wrong with C?)
He was an engineer to the core, he refused to take any info from me on how
to run the machine, just sat there and figured it out.
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