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[ih] internet-history Digest, Vol 37, Issue 6

> Vint Cerf wrote:
> > this comports with my recollection. Danny Cohen, David Reed and Jon  
> > Postel lobbied strongly for a non-sequential, fast delivery mechanism  
> Was this motivated by voice applications?

>From what little I've been told, Danny was working with voice and Dave Reed
was working on computer-to-computer stuff for which datagrams made sense
(perhaps a precursor to RPC, but I really don't know).  PUP at XEROX PARC
used datagrams and folks realized it might be a useful transport abstraction.
There's also a comment about supporting anticipated infrastructure like DNS
queries, though, that seems a bit improbable as DNS didn't exist and
wasn't envisioned.