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Re: {f,i,k} anycast instances deployed in India

  • From: Suresh Ramasubramanian
  • Date: Fri Aug 26 12:05:35 2005
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the minister's parents, or the clerk who filled in his birth
certificate made a mistake .. i do think his surname is actually
"moron" and not "maran"


On 26/08/05, Suresh Ramasubramanian <> wrote:
> ... at three NIXI ( - the indian IXP) POPs - Delhi, Bombay
> and Madras.
> About time too.
> There's a fourth metro in India - Calcutta, which is the capital of a
> state that has one of two democratically elected communist governments
> in the world, by the way - the other being the Indian state of Kerala.
> [and the party in power in Calcutta is also part of the ruling
> coalition in the Indian government].
> Now for comments in that admirable institution, the Indian press.
> Two things -
> > The move will help bring down the cost of accessing Internet in
> > India, where the clone root servers have been set up in Delhi, Mumbai
> > and Chennai. "Normally, other countries get to host only two such
> > services, but we fought hard and got three," said communications and
> > IT minister Dayanidhi Maran.
> Maran seems to think this is as big an achievement as a kid throwing a
> tantrum to get three chocolate bars instead of two, which it is not ..
> and, from a post on another mailing list that I read -
> > Mr. Paul Wilson, Director General APNIC and Mr. Axel Pawlik, Managing
> > Director - RIPE will be in Delhi between 25-26 August 2005 in connection
> > with Integration of Internet Root Servers in India.
> Ah.  Calcutta left out of the race, and those dreaded foreign
> imperialist powers are behind it all.
> I confidently expect our friendly comrades in Calcutta will feel duty
> bound to call for a general strike (something they were proverbial for
> doing at the drop of a hat, till quite recently ...)
> --
> Suresh Ramasubramanian (

Suresh Ramasubramanian (

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