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Re: Metcalfe strikes again!
>On Mon, 6 May 1996, Paul A Vixie wrote: > >> Danger! Danger Will Robinson! The network is no longer a monopoly! >> There's no single point of control, or of failure! No single person knows >> everything that's going on! Central capacity planning isn't possible! >> >> Um, excuse me, but why is this a bad thing? (Rhetorical, don't answer.) > >We feel this is a 'Good' thing. For example, there are two companies >with DS3's in Utah. One goes up and down the other stays up all the time. Which >one do you think we go with? Also, there are many companies that think they can >be a 'high speed/T1/T3/OC48' provider and not know what they are doing. The >week will get weeded out. And the ones who know what they are doing will stay >around. Sorry for the fluff comment, but an observation: Even the weak will not necessarily get weeded out if they're in the ISP/NSP business. Especially if they start out in the ISP world and get enough of a revenue base. > Christian Nielsen > Vyzynz International Inc. [email protected],CN46,KB7HAP > Phone 801-568-0999 Fax 801-568-0953 > Private Email - [email protected] BOFH - [email protected] PS :) Avi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -