Casting the Net: From ARPANET to Internet and Beyond

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1995 - Computers - 299 pages
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Focusing on the design decisions and standards which have made internetworking possible, this new book charts the intriguing history of this communications/computing phenomenon. From its beginnings as a Department of Defense project to its current position as the global network for computing communications, the full Internet story is told here.

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User Review  - Alain van Hoof - Goodreads

Not as entertaining as A Quarter Century of UNIX but still interesting stuff. The inclusion of a lot of RFC's is overdone. Read full review


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About Peter H. Salus

Peter H. Salus is an internationally recognized UNIX enthusiast and author of A Quarter Century of UNIX, also published by Addison-Wesley. He is the managing editor of the quarterly journal, Computer Systems. He is the author of a number of books, articles and reviews. Salus has an undergraduate degree in chemistry, a master's in Germanic languages, and a doctorate in linguistics from New York University.


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