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Re: Internet Core Routing - Ethernet

  • From: alex
  • Date: Sun Sep 29 11:05:34 2002

> 
> No one said squelch.  I don't see squelching on the charter for NANOG.  
> Announce as loud as you want to.  Be like other mailing lists and moderate 
> it.  Send it to the vendor first.  If the vendor doesn't help you, post it.  
> Just like they do with the abuse lists.  This is operational.  I doubt if 
> you'll ever need to send anything to NANOG.  ALL OF THE VENDORS WANT TO HELP 
> YOU THE BEST THAT THEY CAN!

Wrong. None of the vendors wants to help you what so ever. What they want to
do is to have you spend your money with them by claiming that they want to
help you.

> Wouldn't you rather have a reliable, redundant L2 core with isolated 
> failures and fast recovery?

No. I hate complicated words and complicated concepts. It reminds me NASA
spending 10M to invent a pen that writes in 0 gravity instead of using a
pencil.

> Ethernet is my digital wrapper of choice because of vendor chipsets
> supporting it and quality product. 

Yeah, ethernet over what, carrier pigeons?


Alex





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