Ode to RFCs and Jon Postel

The Editor of the Internet

Introduction

So while there is much debate around people like Tim Berners-Lee and Vint Cert, we should also include “The Editor of the Internet”: Jon Postel. Jon was born on 6 August 1943 and died in October 1998. Even up to his death, he was the editor of the Request for Comment (RFC) documents and administered the Internet Assigned…

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