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Years ago when youd go to a working group most of the people in the working group would be from universities.
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"Years ago when you'd go to a working group most of the people in the working group would be from universities. Now most of the people are from companies who are building internet products and care what the standards turn out to be"

- Jon Postel

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This quote by Jon Postel talks to the changing landscape of the internet and individuals who are involved in its development. It recommends that in the past, the majority of people associated with working groups were from universities, likely due to the reality that universities were the main source of research study and advancement in the early days of the web. Nevertheless, as the internet has actually grown and become more commercialized, most of individuals associated with working groups are now from companies who are building web items. This shift in the composition of working groups reflects the importance of the web in the modern world and the need for companies to have a say in the requirements that are set for the web. It also speaks with the increasing value of the private sector in the advancement of the internet.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Jon Postel between August 6, 1943 and October 16, 1998. He/she was a famous Scientist from USA. The author also have 26 other quotes.

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