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[ih] fragmentation (Re: Could it have been different? [was Re: vm vs. memory])

> On Oct 26, 2017, at 5:43 PM, Dave Crocker <dhc2 at dcrocker.net> wrote:

> The original mandate was for more address space.  All the other 
> 'features' that were attempted went beyond that mandate.

the mission, as given, was stated in RFC 1719 section 3
> This was mere scope creep.  Whether because of second system syndrome or 
> a failure to sufficiently feel the urgency of getting something fielded 
> and working sooner rather than later, I don't know.  But I suspect it 
> was both.

fwiw - it was a community decision on mission (creep) - see RFC 1726 (the 
criteria document called for in RFC 1719)