Re: [802SEC] Ethernet Retrospective for July Plenary <http://ieee802.org/secmail/msg03794>
The book has an interesting topic summary - in particular:
"Discusses the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) as well as other
forms of itch management"
At 14:12 02/07/2003 -0600, Roger B. Marks wrote:
>Here is a relevant and entertaining factoid from Rich Seifert's "The
>Switch Book: The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology":
> [Great book, by the way]:
>"In February 1980, a meeting was held at the Jack Tar Hotel in San
>Francisco, California, to discuss the development of an industry standard
>for Local Area Networks. That meeting (and many others subsequent to it)
>spawned the creation of IEEE Project 802, one of the largest and
>longest-running activities within the IEEE standards organization...
> I was at that meeting. The Jack Tar Hotel no longer exists (the
> Cathedral Hill Hotel is now located at the same site), but the IEEE 802
> LAN/MAN Standards Committee does. Interestingly, although much of the
> constituency of the IEEE 802 committee comes from Northern California
> (Silicon Valley), that first meeting was the only time that a full IEEE
> 802 (plenary) session was held anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area.
> It's much more fun to travel to Maui, Montreal, New Orleans, and the like
> than to stay at home and work."
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Paul Nikolich
>> Sent: Friday, May 09, 2003 6:25 AM
>> To: IEEE802
>> Subject: [802SEC] Tutorial slot reservation for July Plenary
>> Dear SEC,
>> I wish to reserve the July 22 8PM-9:30PM Tutorial Slot for an
>> "Ethernet Retrospective".
>> It turns out 2003 is the 30th anniversary of Ethernet, and Bob
>> Metcalfe will be in San Francisco the week of the July Plenary Session
>> and would be available to be a speaker at this session. Geoff Thompson
>> has agreed to speak, and Geoff and I will try to get two more Ethernet
>> 'old-timers' to give their perspective as well.
>> More details to come.
>> --Paul Nikolich
>> Chairman, IEEE 802