Gordon Cook cook at Mcs.Net
Tue Sep 6 00:10:00 UTC 1994

Would someone please explain why connecting to MAE East would NOT be as good 
as connecting to a NAP in the case that Peter ford mentions below?

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On Mon, 5 Sep 1994, Peter S. Ford wrote:

> >>>  to get connectivity to all govt-$ nets you must connect to all NAPs. 
> Peter,
> This is not true.
> The way the NSF awards to the RNPs is written, for PIPEX, or any other
> network, to get to an US R&E customer of the regional, it is sufficient
> for you to connect to only one NSFNET NAP.
> cheers, peter

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