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RE: multi-homing fixes

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Mon Aug 27 23:33:32 2001

|> From: Randy Bush [mailto:[email protected]]
|> Sent: Monday, August 27, 2001 7:51 PM
|> the point of 2xDS3 was specifically to get major services, 
|> and not to get
|> every basement dual-homer.  do the latter and you have the 
|> same grazing
|> of the commons as we have today.

Considering the cost of a DS1, in California anyways, I might disagree with
you. DS1 is steep enough, DS3's are much too steep and sounds much too
anti-competitive. Randy, you also know the rates the rest of the planet pays
for E1's and E2's, if they can even get anything that fast. If you want a
speed-bump then don't build a speed-farging-mountain.

What you are saying is that businesses that can't afford the monthlies of a
pair of DS3's aren't allowed to be in business? Is that an official
position? How would you like it if you were in that position? Can I quote
you on that?