alan at gi.net
Fri Aug 9 17:01:02 UTC 1996
Bummer. I wonder what kind of routers and switches they were... :(
......... alan is rumored to have said:
] From alan Thu Aug 8 23:06:54 1996
] Subject: aol
] To: nanog at merit.edu
] Date: Thu, 8 Aug 1996 23:06:54 -0500 (CDT)
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] I was waiting for someone to bring this up, but it didn't happen.
] The "19 hour" outage of AOL was attributed to a new network
] operating system update, by at least one media story I read. I'm
] curious is there're any interesting lessons from this for the rest
] of us? Was it a goof like putting BGP into OSPF? Was it bad
] code? Was it just goofy?
] ps who is dissapointed he's not plugged in enough to just "know"
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