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[ih] Some Questions over IPv4 Ownership

On 10/12/2010 14:01 EDT, John Klensin wrote:
> On 10/12/10, Vint Cerf <vint at google.com> wrote:
>> Well the address space was defined approx 1977; I don't think the name
>> change happened until a few years after that.
> Vint,
> My vague recollection is that the first name change occurred as a
> byproduct of the 1973 Mansfield Amendment (although perhaps a bit
> later). but that the name was changed back and forth once or twice
> before the "D" settled in permanently.  A final name change somewhat
> after 1977 would be consistent with that, but I''m reasonably sure
> that the first one occurred earlier.  Should be that hard to track
> down if it were really important.
>    john

I believe I remember one in about 1987 (??)