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Re: Bob Metcalfe: Infoworld Sept 23 page 46 Which young brat?
> On Mon, 23 Sep 1996, Christopher Sevcik wrote: > > > In his excellent article in the Info world which I received today, he > > referred to a young ISP brat. > > > > Who's he referring to? He appears to be talking about me. I sent him e-mail explaining that I was mis-quoted. What I *said* was "Some say that Metcalfe ...". What was printed was something like "Freedman says that Metcalfe ...". Though, given the gigacollapse predictions which he made - combined with the fact that it's extraordinarily difficult to believe that he actually *believed* them - the quote might have started "Metcalfe has become a journalist, more interested in gaining readership than in using his formidable experience to help with the operational and architectural problems that the Internet community is facing..." if I had been asked for a quote about Metcalfe. Which I wasn't... > Didn't the print version give the URL of thie document containing this: > > Avi sums it up: "Metcalfe has become an elder statesman and > > ... to read the rest go to > http://www.forbes.com/asap/gilder/telecosm18.html > > Michael Dillon - ISP & Internet Consulting Anyway: wow, I can't believe it. I might have surpassed Sean Doran as the official Brat-boy of the ISP/ NSP community. Maybe I'll get Sean to pen my letter to the editor in reply to his brat comments... Avi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -