RE: a real Net scandal

v - Mark Kuharich (
Wed, 29 Dec 1999 14:36:47 -0800

Tom W wrote:
"Some folks who deserve the RIGHT HAND OF G*D postions when the real end
times come
Linus T"

[Though he wielded immense power in helping to set technical standards,
particularly in the area of domain names, he worked behind the scenes,
shunning publicity, and never made a fortune from his pioneering position.
"Jon Postel could have been a millionaire. It just wasn't his bag," said
Professor Farber, who had been Postel's thesis adviser. The "New York
Times" wrote, "Jon felt that starting a company to profit from his
activities would have amounted to what he called a violation of public

Mark Kuharich

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