sprint's outage list

Dean Gaudet dgaudet-list-nanog at arctic.org
Sat May 9 10:25:19 UTC 1998

Ya know, I really hate to do this.  But I've tried through all the
correct/expected channels.  But sprint won't remove me from their
outage list.

I've mailed majordomo at sprint.net @sprintlink.net
@mercury.res.sprintlink.net, and they all claim I'm not a list member.

I've mailed postmaster, owner-outage, outage-owner, postout,
outage-request.  I even sent it to outage-outgoing, even though I knew
it wouldn't get through.

I've sent the request to the tech contact for sprint.net, which is the
same as the tech contact for the reverse DNS of a few of their nets,
and is the same as the address listed in their SOA records.  I sent it
to the tech contact for AS1239 (noc at sprint.net).  I considered sending
it to all the mail contacts for MAINT-AS1239 (radb), but most of them
don't even appear to be sprint employees.

As you can see from the headers below, the message is delivered to
dgaudet-list-outage at arctic.org.  I've tried all of the above using that
as the envelope sender -- I'm not just some stupid luser that doesn't
understand this crap.

All to no avail.

So here I come, hoping to embarass some sprint employee to take me off
their damn list.  I'm sorry to waste the rest of your time.


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Date: Sat, 9 May 1998 03:48:49 -0400 (EDT)
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From: Outage Poster <postout at sprint.net>
To: outage at sprint.net
Subject: Outage in Fort Worth area
Sender: owner-outage at sprint.net
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Sat May  9 03:48:48 EDT 1998


The problem that was reported of the outages in the Fort Worth area (@ 00:05
EDT on 5/09/98) has been fixed. There should not be any more problems in the
area. Thank you for bearing with us.

Andrew Jacobsen,
-Sprintlink NOC

For Sprintlink network status, call 1-800-232-6895; option 1, 1.
For Sprintlink scheduled maintenance activities,
go to http://www.sprint.net/maint/

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