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Re: Interconnects at NANOG
- From: Jeffrey Burgan
- Date: Wed Jan 03 22:40:47 1996
> > I've also heard a rumor that at least part of the convention was due to th
> > being called Metropolitan Area Ethernet which was, again, I believe coined
> > Andrew Partan of UUNET.
I had thought that MAE was the acronym MFS used to descibe the service
which provided a virtual ethernet over the MFS fiber infrastructure.
> I think I told John Hardie a couple years back (when MAE-East) went
> to FDDI) that we could still use MAE as Metro Area Exchange.
I guess the "A" could also stand for ATM ;-)