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Re: Statements against new.net?

  • From: Howard C. Berkowitz
  • Date: Fri Mar 16 16:56:38 2001


Shawn McMahon <smcmahon@eiv.com> asked,


On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 09:01:46AM -0500, Miles Fidelman wrote:
 >
 Somehow I think that's EXACTLY what the founding fathers had in mind:

 "The Congress shall have power to ... fix the standard of weights and
 measures" U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, Par. 5
So which are the root servers, a unit of weight, or a unit of length?


Why limit oneself? It is reasonable to assume that the successful deployment of a root server represents a milestone.


1 mile = 5280 feet
1 stone = 14 pounds

Therefore, a milestone is equal to 73920 foot pounds. Convert to your preferred units.





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