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Re: Why so little traffic from C&W

  • From: Rachel Warren
  • Date: Sun Jun 10 22:06:01 2001

On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 04:40:10PM +0000, bmanning@vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 10:45:41PM +0100, Simon Lockhart wrote:
> > 
> > I believe that "Tier-1" no longer means anything.  It was a term
> > that had meaning when the government got out of the business of
> > running NSFNet, and created "Tier-1 Providers" that connected to
> > "Tier-2 Providers".  At that time (if perhaps only for a fairly
> > brief time) there were actual defined tiers, and they ment something.
> 
> 	There was never any governmental sanction of the term or
> 	concept of tier anything associate with the NSFnet or its
> 	transition.

And this is definately a good thing.  I don't think I would want to 
see my tax money being used by the Department of Standards to define 
"Tier-1".

Thanks-

Rachel

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I must admit, you have brought Religion in my life. I never believed
in Hell until I met you.




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