Joyce Reynolds

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Joyce Reynolds

Name: Joyce K. Reynolds

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • Computer scientist active in the development of the protocols underlying the Internet.
  • Authored or co-authored many RFCs, most notably those introducing and specifying the Telnet, FTP, and POP protocols.
  • Served as part of the editorial team of the Request For Comments series from 1987 to 2006, and also performed the IANA function with Jon Postel until this was transferred to ICANN.

Honors and awards

  • Received the Postel Award in recognition of her services to the Internet (2006).
  • Mentioned in Who's Who in the Internet (1992).