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Re: Media query: ATM

  • From: Jeremy Porter
  • Date: Wed Feb 11 16:16:16 1998

Not to put too fine a point on it, but this has been discussed in endless
detail on the Nanog archive.  I remember a day when reporters did research
but, I guess we are seeing the least common denominator once again.

In message <[email protected]>, James Glave writes:
>Hi all,
>I lurked on this morning's state of the net presentation, and I'd like to
>do a short piece on it for Wired News ( The MAE
>"fragility" and transition to ATM seems a contentious issue with many in
>the audience. Is there someone on the list who would like to offer their
>perspective on this, especially Mr. Feldman's observation in the Q&A that
>"the gigaswitch has reached the end of its useful life."
>What, briefly, is the controversy around moving to ATM for high-bandwidth
>data needs? If you reply, please do so with the assumption that I may quote
>you for publication. Thanks for your time,
>            James Glave : Senior Technology Writer : Wired News
>          : 415.276.8430

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