Interconnects at NANOG

William Allen Simpson bsimpson at
Fri Jan 5 00:08:12 UTC 1996

> From: "Jonathan Heiliger" <loco at>
> Perhaps term IXP, IntereXchange Point could be used.  Too many acronyms has
> long been a trend in technology. :-)
I have always liked Deering's MIX (Metropolitan Internet eXchange),
since the acronym also described the activity (MIXing).

Perhaps have the region/location: LA-MIX, Chicago-MIX, et alia.

NB: NAP has always struck me as overly generic ("access point"), and a
description of sedentary inactivity.

Bill.Simpson at
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