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Re: different thinking on exchanging traffic
- From: Jay R. Ashworth
- Date: Mon Jun 01 14:52:52 1998
On Fri, May 29, 1998 at 11:31:27PM -0400, Steve Sobol wrote:
> > I wonder how much bandwidth at the MAEs could be saved if more areas
> > built local low-cost NAPs just for local traffice exchanges?
> I think there's a lot of merit to this proposal. When I first signed on with
> a local Internet provider, the owner explained to me that GEOGRAPHIC
> proximity does not always equal INTERNET proximity. Back then (1991-92)
> there was not a lot of infrastructure, so often that couldn't be helped. It's
> quite different now, though.
No it's not.
There's still little confluence between the two distance metrics. :-)
You're correct in noting that the infrastructure will support it now,
Gotta go find me a vulture capitalist...
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