|(person)||Jon Postel - (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
He wrote STD 1, STD 2 and several dozen other RFCs. His friend Vinton Cerf noted his passing in RFC 2468.