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Re: East Coast outage?

  • From: alex
  • Date: Fri Aug 15 19:20:24 2003

> On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 05:52:49PM -0400, alex@yuriev.com wrote:
> > Rubbish.
> > 
> > If in order to make it viable such energy needs to be subsidized then it is 
> > not "affordable".
> 
> That's a rather amusing position for someone in the IP world to take.
> I seem to recall DARPA subsidizing research into packet-switched
> computer networks, which (I'm told) gave rise to this "Internet" thing
> I keep hearing about.

Actually there is a major difference - 

in one case you have fundamental R&D that results in "Internet"
in the other case you have a bunch of crybabies that cannot make in the
	competitive energy market so they scream that the government should
	subsidize their more costly energy.


Alex






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