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RE: fiber cut 19 May/PM -> 20 May/AM in Ashburn, VA (lawnmower?!)
- From: Dan Hanson (danhanso)
- Date: Fri May 21 11:07:00 2004
And unfortunately, sometimes cuts might be deliberate. I havent kept up on
what the FBI came up with, but they were investigating some cuts in the
Bellingham, WA area. Same cable was cut twice over the course of 2 years.
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> Subject: Re: fiber cut 19 May/PM -> 20 May/AM in Ashburn, VA
> >> configuration known as "collapsed backbone". in this
> instance, both
> >> pairs of fiber ride in the same conduit for some portion of the
> >> distance
> > ... or even as two wavelengths on the same pair of fibre.
> > It's a sick, sick, twisted world.
> Come on, that is what we call lambda-diversity. In case your
> fiber fails
> to carry, say 1550nm in the middle of the night, you are
> protected with
> your 1590nm lambda.
> I don't believe how many people engineer for physical
> diversity and not
> lambda diversity -- and then its too late.
> <jk, I've been up since 6:30am>