The Elements of Networking Style and Other Essays and Animadversions on the Art of Intercomputer Networking

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9780132681292: The Elements of Networking Style and Other Essays and Animadversions on the Art of Intercomputer Networking

The World's Only Known Constructively Snotty Computer Science Book: historically, its polemics for TCP/IP and against the international standardsmongers' "OSI" helped the Internet happen; currently, its principles of technoaesthetic criticism are still eminently applicable to the States of most (probably all) technical Arts—all this and Cover Cartoons, too . . . but it's not for those who can't deal with real sentences . . .

If, as we should, we let 1,000 flowers bloom,
We let 10,000 weeds bloom as well;
It must be our great task, then,
To distinguish the weeds from the flowers

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M. A. Padlipsky comes by his interests in technology and aesthetics honestly, having majored in English and Applied Math at MIT. Dropping out of grad school in English, he dropped into programming and onto the research staff at MIT. Getting Multics onto the ARPANET led to becoming an Old Networking Boy, and that led to this book

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Published by Prentice Hall (1985)
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