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SubjectRe: Linux needs new leadership.
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Followup to:  <20020402230203.B2722@alcove.wittsend.com>
By author: "Michael H. Warfield" <mhw@wittsend.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> > "Electricity over IP" is right up there with the Google(tm) Pigeon
> > Clusters a fine addition to the tradition IMHO.
>
> Agreed, but one of my favorites was RFC 1097, "TELNET
> SUBLIMINAL-MESSAGE Option". That one had people FURIOUS and SCREAMING
> when it came out. It was declared unethical and illegal. Then someone
> pointed out that the option code BYTE value was 257. :-> That and
> the date of April 1, 1989 (Ok, I'm an old fart) delivered a rather
> major clue by four to the side of some stiff necks. :-)
>
> But, yes... Electricity over IP joins the hallowed halls of
> honored April 1 RFCs...
>

Nothing beats RFC 1437, though...

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