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Re: Has PSI been assigned network 1?
>From [email protected] Sun Apr 23 18:33:02 1995 >Received: from merit.edu (merit.edu [188.8.131.52]) by home.merit.edu (8.6.12/merit-2.0) with ESMTP id SAA13236; Sun, 23 Apr 1995 18:32:58 -0400 >Received: from chops.icp.net ([email protected] [184.108.40.206]) by merit.edu (8.6.10/merit-2.0) with ESMTP id SAA29211 for <[email protected]>; Sun, 23 Apr 1995 18:15:06 -0400 >Received: by chops.icp.net id <20655>; Sun, 23 Apr 1995 14:57:23 -0400 >From: Sean Doran <[email protected]> >To: [email protected], [email protected] >Subject: Re: Has PSI been assigned network 1? >Cc: [email protected], [email protected] >Message-Id: <[email protected]> >Date: Sun, 23 Apr 1995 14:57:11 -0400 >Status: RO > >Hi - > > All our junior people are immediately deployed to >projects. One such person was brought into our engineering >group and practically immediately was given responsibility >for making all of NYSERNET work and handling whatever >escalations he could. Another is deployed in dialup and >in assisting with routing matters. Another is busy dealing >with research and resource planning for how we want to scale. > > I can think of innumerable engineering and operations >tasks that need doing before deploying a junior engineering >type to writing documentation. Ah! Since Sprint isn't interested in doing training, I'll stop answering questions from any Sprint staff. (I've wasted a lot of time talking to a succession of persons in position 'x', none of whom ever passed on information to anyone else or documented what their job entailed, I guess.) > So, to extend the point that Geoff made earlier -- any >resource a busy operator has will get deployed into making >that operator's part of the global Internet _work_, not into >helping out other people. Thanks--this explains why the Sprint NOC was so surly and unhelpful when I called. > This is not due to a mean lack of >altruism, but rather to the realities of life in a global >network that doubles in size and traffic severy six-to-nine >months or so. How about an abrogation of responsibility? > Sean. Steve R.