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Re: Clear Channel on a T1

  • From: Peter Galbavy
  • Date: Mon Mar 26 04:13:13 2001

>
> <Bell Atlantic Tech> "If it's a T1, then it's B8ZS"
> <Me> "Then why can't I send all zeroes, but every other pattern works?"
> <Bell> "Hmm... lemme check...(pause)...try now"
> <Me> "Ok, it's working. Did you find an AMI segment?"
> <Bell> "I didn't change anything."
>
> Ticket closed, "No problem found".
>

In BT speak (in the UK) this is a "FNF" - Fault Not Found.

Notice the useful tense used there - so if later a fault is actually proven,
then the phrase means something different to the normal immediate
understanding people hear. I wonder how many marketing people they roped in
for this engineering process. 30 years ago.

(If people don't see what I mean, think "A fault was not found" vs. "The
fault was not found".)

Peter






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