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[ih] Another TCP Reference Implementation

On 4/23/2013 4:57 AM, Vint Cerf wrote:
> These reminiscences are wonderful.
> I do not have an official list of reference implementations and I am not
> sure such a list was made.
> as to the award - I do recall acquiring bottles of champagne to give out as
> prizes in Postel's bakeoffs.
> vint

As a non-participant, increasingly forgetful and fundamentally 
uninformed to begin with--a question that intrigues me now.....

Is there a publication that notes the differences among the candidates? 
  Are the differences incremental in nature, or vastly different 
approaches to the question.  (Buttercream icing contrasted with fondant, 
or pound-cake vs pecan pie?)

Requiescas in pace o email           Two identifying characteristics
                                         of System Administrators:
Ex turpi causa non oritur actio      Infallibility, and the ability to
                                         learn from their mistakes.
                                           (Adapted from Stephen Pinker)