hwb at upeksa.sdsc.edu
Fri Apr 15 16:40:03 UTC 1994
Sounds like a fine idea to me. Aren't we also just talking about a few
remaining months of the NSFNET Backbone, after which the issue would
become irrelevant anyway? So doing what you are saying seems to also
help with the transition?
>If NSF were to waive the NSFNET Backbone Service AUP **for the sole
>purpose of assisting providers in effective CIDRization/aggregation to
>avoid Internet collapse**, would that be of any help?
>I have alerted the NSF Counsel to this possibility, and they are of
>course concerned that everyone will cancel their current commercial
>contracts, switch their traffic to NSFNET, and hurl all the private
>providers into bankruptcy.
>I should welcome your comments; if you support the idea (the waiver, not
>hurtling into ruin), I may also enlist your help convincing Counsel and
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