PacBell Frame Relay Outage?

Richard A. Steenbergen ras at
Fri May 25 22:35:58 UTC 2001

On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 12:48:40PM -0700, Sean Donelan wrote:
> Pacbell statement at 11:04am PDT:
>    Some customers in California and Reno may be unable to access the
>    Internet at this time do to an equipment problem. Our Engineering
>    Team is working to resolve this issue. We apologize for any
>    inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.

How delightfully non-descriptive. I hope it was at least "due" to an
equipment problem.

Wouldn't it be easier if they just issued a magic 8ball instead of a

"When will my internet be up?"
"Reply hazy, try again"

Richard A Steenbergen <ras at>
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