Re: [Fwd: Internet Companies Welcome Idea of Global Charter (fwd)]

Jay Thomas (
Fri, 31 Oct 1997 15:39:10 +0000

Rohit Khare wrote:
> It is SO a joke :-)
> Seriously, there's no problem using TCP to Mars, but to the outer planets,
> they have to reset a 255 second timeout.
> There are some 'real' papers referring to 'intergalactic object systems -- but
> that's just hype about cross-os compatibility.
> but this is just a twisted legend like idea. Probably half because of Earth:
> the Final COnfilict :-0)
> RK

Thanks for setting the record straight; being blond and all, I tend to
be a tad gullible. I wonder if anyone on IETF-announce will do the
same for poor Sascha. Of course if anyone *were* to write the prot,
Vint would be the guy.
BTW, allow me to echo the sentiments of your family, Ro -- Happy

Black holes are where God divided by zero