SONET Interconnect (was RE: MCI)

Larry J. Plato ljp at
Fri Mar 29 20:04:52 UTC 1996

> >According to Sean Doran:
> > Someone suggested to me that it's because so much money has
> > been spent on developing the technology that it HAS to be
> > used in order to recover the investment.
> > 
> >Doesn't the fact that they recover the investment mean that enough
> >people wanted the product and were willing to pay for it?
> >
> >Shikhar
> Nah, rather that they woudln't get a choice or would not know
> better.  ATM is like a pyramid craze.
> --vadim
> PS Can you say that loss writeoff is a way to recover investment?
>    I've certainly seen some clever accounting going on :)
IMHO loss writeoff would be less of a loss than deploying ATM
and having to live with it.  It's not that I hate ATM per se,
but why pay the performance penalty when ATM provides no value

Larry Plato
I speak for myself only.

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