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Re: {f,i,k}.root-servers.net anycast instances deployed in India

  • From: Suresh Ramasubramanian
  • Date: Fri Aug 26 12:05:35 2005
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thanks

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"

srs

On 26/08/05, Suresh Ramasubramanian <ops.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> ... at three NIXI (www.nixi.org - 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.
> 
> http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1211092.cms
> 
> 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 (ops.lists@gmail.com)
> 


-- 
Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists@gmail.com)




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