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Re: Interconnects at NANOG

  • From: Robert Craig
  • Date: Thu Jan 04 21:19:53 1996

At 20:08 96/1/4, William Allen Simpson wrote:
>> From: "Jonathan Heiliger" <loco@mfsdatanet.com>
>> Perhaps term IXP, IntereXchange Point could be used.  Too many acronyms has
>> long been a trend in technology. :-)
>>
>I have always liked Deering's MIX (Metropolitan Internet eXchange),
>since the acronym also described the activity (MIXing).
>
>Perhaps have the region/location: LA-MIX, Chicago-MIX, et alia.
>
>NB: NAP has always struck me as overly generic ("access point"), and a
>description of sedentary inactivity.
>
>Bill.Simpson@um.cc.umich.edu
>          Key fingerprint =  2E 07 23 03 C5 62 70 D3  59 B1 4F 5E 1D C2 C1 A2

Funny, I've always thought of diapers.

Robert.






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