18 months

Harald Tveit Alvestrand harald at alvestrand.no
Thu Jan 9 15:23:22 CET 2003

--On torsdag, januar 09, 2003 14:58:24 +0100 Brian E Carpenter 
<brian at hursley.ibm.com> wrote:

>> Another example, which I personally consider more fit for the "failure"
>> bin (because of lack of industry pickup): SVRLOC.
> Actually, I see increasing signs of SLP being prerequisite for other
> protocols, and it is finally getting supported. It's just had a long
> infancy. This case clearly tests the 18 month "rule" and finds it false.
> But I have to agree, this one was sloooow.

erik guttman corrected my history - the WG actually started around 1991, 
and concluded in May 2001. Slow it was.


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