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Re: New Peering Point Mailing Lists
- From: Jeffrey Meltzer
- Date: Mon Oct 09 01:40:09 2000
Correct. I've created this list because in asking around a bit there
wasn't a resource for public discussions for those not currently in
the exchanges, and people seemed to not know where to post questions
to. (inet-access, nanog, isp-lists, etc).
They're not necessarily just for NANOG type 'outage' messages, but for
general discussion on people looking for peers, finding out how much it
costs for a cable run, who to contact for info, and other general
chit-chat about the points.
On 8 Oct 2000, Sean Donelan wrote:
> Date: 8 Oct 2000 22:11:12 -0700
> From: Sean Donelan <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: New Peering Point Mailing Lists
> On Sun, 08 October 2000, Jeffrey Meltzer wrote:
> > There doesn't seem to be any mailing lists existing specifically
> > for the public Peering Points. So, I've created a few.
> In my experience every public peering point has a mailing list
> associated with it. I've been subscribed to mailing lists for
> mae-east, mae-west, all the NAPs with address space managed by
> Bill Manning and ISI. I'm less familar with mailing lists for
> XPs outside the US, but most also have a mailing list associated
> with each exchange point.
> Sometimes the XP operator makes a big deal of only allowing certain
> people to subscribe to their list. But it is rarely difficult to
> find a member willing to forward messages. I'm subscribed to relatively
> few lists now, but I have messages forwarded to me all the time. I
> would prefer to subscribe directly, if only so I could manage my aliases
> better. But I understand a long time ago the XP operator promised its
> membership it would only allow other members to subscribe to the list,
> so now they feel they can't change the rules.