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Re: MS Breakup

On Jun 07, Robert Canary wrote:
> And MS did not develop the TCP/IP contrary to popular belief.  IBM did.

I don't think this is the case, but I could be mis-remembering.  I think it
was Vint Cerf and other academics that designed the protocol.  And I think
they were working under a government grant.

Anyone else remember history on this better than I?  I don't want to have to
dig out my old Internetworking textbooks...


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all to one, but to divide it among the many, distributing to every one exactly
the functions he is competent to.  It is by dividing and subdividing these
republics from the national one down through all its subordinations, until it
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