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Re: [ietf-smtp] my perspective: viewing SMTP specifications and practice through an IIoT lens

2019-12-23 15:13:53
On 12/23/2019 12:23 PM, Keith Moore wrote:
These people do not see their efforts as "nascent".    Devices like these have existed for decades.

Network effects. Things are nascent until they his the real knee of the curve on scaling.(*) That's only just starting to happen.


(*) The Internet work went about 25 years before hitting its scaling knee. However it had the unusual benefit of people worrying about scaling long before that. Even so, it is often criticized for not having considering scaling well enough in that time...

Dave Crocker
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