Jon Postel: The Internet works because a lot of people cooperate to.....
Jon Postel: Group discussion is very valuable; group drafting is less productive....
ISOC 2012 HOF: Ben Ceverny
Jonathan Bruce Postel was an American computer scientist who made many significant contributions to the development of the Internet, particularly with respect to standards. He is known principally for being the Editor of the Request for Comment (RFC) document series, for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), and for administering the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) until his death. In his lifetime he was known as the "god of the Internet" for his comprehensive influence on the medium.