A question for the house and the moderators (was Re: Vyatta as a BRAS)

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at cox.net
Thu Jul 15 11:43:01 CDT 2010


On 7/15/2010 11:39, Dobbins, Roland wrote:
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> On Jul 15, 2010, at 11:33 PM, Joe Greco wrote:
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>> Provided with a counterexample where this isn't true, you simply ignore it.
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> I've yet to see a counterexample involving a software-based edge router in a realistic testbed environment being deliberately packeted in order to cause an availability hit - apologies if I've missed one, mind.
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>> Your arguments revolve around "My Ford Pinto's gas tank once exploded on me and it happened to other people too, therefore all inexpensive cars have unsafe gas tanks."
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> Actually, it's more along the lines of, "I've seen multiple accidents involving multiple brands/models of economy-class automobiles in which the passengers were grievously-injured or worse, while also having observed passengers walking away from similar accidents in similar circumstances involving heavier, more sturdily-built vehicles."
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> Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net> // <http://www.arbornetworks.com>
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>     Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.
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>                         -- H.L. Mencken
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