(Jonathan Bruce Postel, 1943 – 1998-10-16) /p*-stel’/ One of the Internet’s founding fathers. Jon’s name is prominent on many of the fundamental standards on which the Internet is built, such as UDP. He ran IANA for as long as anybody could remember, in fact for most of the time he *was* IANA.
He wrote STD 1, STD 2 and several dozen other RFCs. His friend Vinton Cerf noted his passing in RFC 2468.
[French zhawn-kyer] /French ʒɔ̃ˈkyɛr/ noun 1. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada.
[jong-kwil, jon-] /ˈdʒɒŋ kwɪl, ˈdʒɒn-/ noun 1. a narcissus, Narcissus jonquilla, having long, narrow, rushlike leaves and fragrant, yellow or white flowers. /ˈdʒɒŋkwɪl/ noun 1. a Eurasian amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus jonquilla with long fragrant yellow or white short-tubed flowers 2. any of various other small daffodil-like plants n. 1660s, species of narcissus, from French jonquille […]
[jon-suh n] /ˈdʒɒn sən/ noun 1. Ben, 1573?–1637, English dramatist and poet. /ˈdʒɒnsən/ noun 1. Ben. 1572–1637, English dramatist and poet, who developed the “comedy of humours”, in which each character is used to satirize one particular humour or temperament. His plays include Volpone (1606), The Alchemist (1610), and Bartholomew Fair (1614), and he also […]
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