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Re: Draft NETSTAT Minutes for 7 Dec. 1995

  • From: Tim Salo
  • Date: Fri Jan 20 12:32:15 1995

> Date: Fri, 20 Jan 1995 00:37:54 -0500
> From: Sean Doran <[email protected]>
> To: [email protected], [email protected]
> Subject: Re: Draft NETSTAT Minutes for 7 Dec. 1995
> Cc: [email protected]
> Below is another bit of postscript I have thrown together.
> It's a map of a backbone that Peter L. and I have been
> telling people is a good idea for ICMnet, especially in 
> light of the possible disconnection of Asia-Pacific,
> European, Latin American, African,  and Carribbean
> R&E networks from each other as a result of the 
> NSFNET transition.  In such a situation, ICMnet could
> potentially act as glue between the various R&E networks
> around the world.
> 	[...]

Is this the GIX-like proposal which suggests a layer-two bridge between
the East and West Coasts?

(Who should pay to connect, for example, Asia-Pacific and Europe?
Asia, Pacific and Europe? NSF? Donation by Sprint?)