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Main article: "Postel's law
Perhaps his most famous legacy is from RFC 760, which includes a "robustness principle often called Postel's law: "an implementation should be conservative in its sending behavior, and liberal in its receiving behavior" (reworded in RFC 1122 as "Be liberal in what you accept, and conservative in what you send").
- ^ A Ten Year Tribute to Jon Postel where Berners-Lee comments on the "society, sets of values and ways of working" as, in part, established by Postel
- ^ q:Jon Postel
- ^ 2012 Inductees, "Internet Hall of Fame website. Last accessed April 24, 2012
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- ^ https://www.iana.org/domains/root/db/je.html
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Steve Crocker and Vint Cerf had been best friends since attending Van Nuys High School in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley.... While Cerf and Crocker were academic stars, Postel, who was twenty-five, had had a more checkered academic career. He had grown up in nearby Glendale and Sherman Oaks, and he too had attended Van Nuys High School, where his grades were mediocre.
- ^ "USC Memorial Tribute for Jonathan B. Postel". University of Southern California. November 5, 1998. Retrieved April 8, 2011.
- ^ Jon Postel Home page. Information Sciences Institute, USC.
- ^ "Jon Postel Biography". Information Sciences Institute web site. June 5, 1997. Retrieved April 8, 2011.
- ^ USC/ISI Computer Networks Division ("Div 7")
- ^ Internet Assigned Numbers Authority web site.
- ^ RFC-Editor
- ^ Remembering Jonathan B. Postel. Postel Center.
- ^ In Memory of Jon Postel. Internet Society.
- ^ Calverley, Bob; Krieger, Dianne (Spring 1999). "Jonathan B. Postel 1943–1998". USC Trojan Family Magazine. Retrieved April 8, 2011.
- ^ About the Postel Award. ISOC.
- ^ The Postel Center
- ^ Los Nettos
- ^ 'God of the Internet' is dead. BBC, October 19, 1998.
- ^ In Memoriam. Domain Name Handbook.
- ^ Chandrasekaran, Rajiv (January 31, 1998). "Internet Reconfiguration Concerns Federal Officials". "The Washington Post.
- ^ Gittlen, Sandra (February 4, 1998). "Taking the wrong root?". NetworkWorld.com.
- ^ Gittlen, Sandra (February 9, 1998). "Surprise IP address system test creates a stir". "Network World.
- ^ Gerwig, Kate (February 9, 1998). "One Man's Attempt to Reroute Internet Traffic". InternetWeek.com.
- ^ Cave, Damien (July 2, 2002). "It's time for ICANN to go". Salon.com.
- ^ Farber, Dave (July 2, 2002). "a comment on Gilmore: ICANN Must Go (good insights)". Interesting-people mailing list.
- ^ Bridis, Ted ("AP) (February 5, 1998). "Internet reconfiguration turns out to be rogue test". "The Daily News (Kentucky).
- ^ "A proposal to improve technical management of Internet names and addresses. Discussion Draft 1/30/98". NTIA.org. January 30, 1998. Archived from the original on February 7, 1998.
- ^ Froomkin, A. Michael (2000). "Wrong turn in cyberspace: Using ICANN to route around the APA and the Constitution". University of Miami School of Law. (cited 50 Duke L. J. 17 (2000))
- ^ Cukier, Kenneth (February 16, 1998). "Testing times for Net guardians". Communications Week International.
- ^ Jon Postel, Internet Pioneer, Dies at 55 after Heart Surgery. Washington Post, 1998-10-18. Accessed 2016-09-09.