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Thu Dec 19 02:57:19 UTC 2002
Well I believe some are doing consulting. And expensive is relative.
I think their multimillion investment with worth more then a couple
of guys salaries.
Different peers want to see different things. Some want balanced
traffic, certain traffic levels, number of locations etc etc. Many
of the big companies have been trimming. Guess it comes with
trimming the trees. It really started with Sprint again and just
A lot of people could jump in here with their peering philosophies.
Bottem line it's part experience, part trust, part engineering
knowledge and part cowboy poker player... we may all not want to
admit that.... but it's a little of all of the above.
At 21:50 -0500 12/18/02, Ringdahl, Dwight (WebUseNet) wrote:
>>> But they let them
>>> all go. So ones the chef(s) were out the door, who maintains it?
>>> It's not exactly a status quo situation. It was treated in house as,
>>> well we have the peering so why do we need all these pain in the butt
>>> expensive guys?
>We could use another one or two of these expensive guys... Send them my way.
>Do you think this will hurt them and their other peers? I know L3 has been
>trimming peers down and if they are filling up their pipes now might cause
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