the Internet Backbone

Mark Boolootian booloo at
Fri Apr 5 18:09:02 UTC 1996

>A US Internet "backbone" is one which connects to ALL the NAP/MAEs in
>the US.  Not just two.  All of them.

The term is a matter of definition which is (frequently) a function of
usage.  Although your description would seem to make the most sense, it
is not the generally accepted notion that exists for the term today.  


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