Tuesday, April 7, 2009

RFCs become 40

From NYT, by Stephen Crocker:

Op-Ed Contributor - How the Internet Got Its Rules - NYTimes.com
TODAY is an important date in the history of the Internet: the 40th anniversary of what is known as the Request for Comments. Outside the technical community, not many people know about the R.F.C.’s, but these humble documents shape the Internet’s inner workings and have played a significant role in its success.
40? Well, it's something like two Evertons.

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