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Re: I've just tried new.net's plugin. Don't.

  • From: Joe Provo
  • Date: Fri Mar 16 14:14:25 2001

[last comment in these threads by me.]

On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 06:36:34PM -0500, Shawn McMahon wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 03:11:16PM -0500, Jeff Workman wrote:
> > 
> > All internet users should see the exact same namespace in the DNS system, 
> > regardless of what nameservers they use, or which provider they connect 
> > through.
> 
> Why?  If somebody else wants to see something different than you see,
> who are you to tell them they can't?
[snip]

I have no problem with people breaking/mangling their networks any way
they like; I have no problem with AOL special content, etc. People who
blackhole abusers, etc. I have major problems with people mangling their
net and then turning around to claim their net is unmangled.  I don't
care how many others have their little fragmented roots, but -as I said
at the start of this crud- if they don't wish to play in the consunsual
reality/delusion that is the big-I Internet, then they need to be
striaght up abaout it. 

Honestly, I don't even care if they claim they are providing 
"Internet++", "Expanded Internet", etc happy-spin marketing buzz. But 
any claims made that such things which are NOT the global-consensus 
Internet ARE "the Internet" will be met with refutation, uproarious 
laughter, and shunning.

Cheers,

Joe

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Joe Provo                                            Voice  508.486.7471
Director, Internet Planning & Design                 Fax    508.229.2375
Network Deployment & Management, RCN                 <joe.provo@rcn.com>





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