Interconnects at NANOG

Jeffrey Burgan jburgan at
Thu Jan 4 03:15:23 UTC 1996

>  > I've also heard a rumor that at least part of the convention was due to th
>  > being called Metropolitan Area Ethernet which was, again, I believe coined
>  > Andrew Partan of UUNET.

I had thought that MAE was the acronym MFS used to descibe the service
which provided a virtual ethernet over the MFS fiber infrastructure.
>  	I think I told John Hardie a couple years back (when MAE-East) went
>  	to FDDI) that we could still use MAE as Metro Area Exchange.

I guess the "A" could also stand for ATM ;-)


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