The (superlow)quality of software (was Re: Python Popularity: Questions and Comments)

Oleg Broytmann phd at
Tue Jan 1 20:15:04 EST 2002

On Tue, Jan 01, 2002 at 03:41:25PM -0800, Cliff Wells wrote:
> >    TCP/IP is vulnerable to many kinds of attacks; it lacks QoS
> > (bandwidth-on-demand, e.g., or guaranteed connectivity).
> >    (I am playing a devil advocate here, of course.)
> Is there a better alternative? NETBEUI, IPX, SNA... Appletalk?

   That was exactly my point - TCP/IP was not mature.... but other
alternatives was even worse.

     Oleg Broytmann              phd at
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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