[announce-all] NAC Maintenance this weekend (fwd)

Christopher E. Brown cbrown at denalics.net
Fri Dec 10 19:38:47 UTC 1999

On Fri, 10 Dec 1999, Deepak Jain wrote:

> Well, I forwarded it to a few friends who really should know better, so 
> if you call the feds, don't forget I confessed early.
> The news people would jump on a story like this sharks on chum. Look at 
> how much is made of a streetflood during a Y2K test. Actual damage/bodily 
> injury from computer failures would be the cause of a whole series of 
> articles on "how safe is your workplace?" and "how much does your IT 
> department REALLY know about Y2K?"
> Stranger things have happened. I have seen a few emails about all optical 
> switchgear moving 100s of Gb/s around april 1st a few years back. Now I 
> get product literature from vendors selling it.

	Yes, but given much of the gear available I am thinking the
venders would be better off sending their brag sheets *on* April 1st.

As folks might have suspected, not much survives except roaches, 
and they don't carry large enough packets fast enough...
        --About the Internet and nuclear war.

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