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Re: Internet Backbone Index
On Fri, 27 Jun 1997, Jack Rickard wrote: > > apparently your definition of nonconfrontational includes calling people > > morons. i think i will expand my definition of "editor" to include > > clueless network engineer wannabes. > > As I recall, you specifically began the name calling episode. > "mom, he started it!"...i have no recollection of starting any name calling, but i also don't recall making a claim to be nonconfrontational. > > > > since you obviously don't know a thing about how things like peering, > > NAPs, IP routing, and all the other components of network engineering > > work, i this it humorous. > > Actually I know quite a bit about them. If it is obvious to you otherwise, > it becomes rather obvious that you don't. > you have provided no evidence that you are actually familiar with even the most basic concepts of large-scale network engineering with IP. the only obvious thing here is that you edit a magazine that 5 years ago stated that the internet is insignificant and BBSs would carry the day. > > > > so you are hoping backbone providers move their own home page web servers > > > in order to skew a severely limited and obviously bogus benchmark? if it > > > is as easy as that to change the results, don't you think perhaps there > > is something radically wrong with your methodology? wouldn't that seem > > to indicate this so-called benchmark isn't really testing what it > > purports to? > > > > I don't think it will be that easy, which if you could read you would see i can read just fine, thank you. and what i see is you backpedalling. you specifically stated that you hoped backbone providers would move their web servers to the absolute best spot on their network (assuming that were a static location). how exactly does that improve service for either their dialup, direct digital, or colocation customers? such a move would accomplish *nothing* other than potentially skewing your benchmarks int heir favor. again i ask, what has that got to do with providing the best possible service for *customers*? > in the comments you quoted. No, I don't think there is something radically > wrong with the methodology. I have no hopes for what providers do. They other than specifically stating you hope providers move their web hosts...you have an amazingly short memory. > can do whatever they like. We will continue to publish test results. How > they react to them is no affair of mine. > then why are you posting on nanog?