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[ih] NCP and TCP implementations

On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 11:07 AM Steve Crocker via Internet-history
<internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:
> To create the TIP, a second bank of memory was added to the 316 and some
> interrupts and modes were added to enable switching back and forth between
> banks.  It was a bit of a kludge with some unexpected interactions.  The
> BBN crew finally sorted out the details and wrote a delightful titled "It's
> Amazing That it Works at all."

Am I right in inferring that the key driver behind the design decision
was cost rather than elegance?