the Internet Backbone
jfbb at atmnet.net
Fri Apr 5 19:23:35 UTC 1996
From: Michael Dillon[SMTP:michael at memra.com]
>On Fri, 5 Apr 1996, Gordon Cook wrote:
>> Bill sez: A US Internet "backbone" is one which connects to ALL the
>> NAP/MAEs in the US. Not just two. All of them.
>Why not just start calling it the Internet "core". The core of the US
>Internet no longer follows a backbone topology. The core is composed of
>the major NSP's who operate national backbones providing national transit
>and who interconnect at all or most of the public exchange points.
Yes, as does much of what you say... :)
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