Who's Who in Internet and Computer Technology - Starting with letter 'P'
|1943(b.)-1998(d.) Postel was the director of USC's ISI Computer Networks Division. At UCLA he was involved in the beginnings of the ARPANET with Vint Cerf and the development of the Network Measurement Center. Postel was involved in the development of many fundamental Internet protocols, including the domain name system, file transfer, and Telnet. He authored the specifications for the Internet Protocol, and the Simple Mail Transport Protocol. He also was the first editor of the Internet RFC series. Before his death, he served on the Internet Society Board of Trustees.|
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