Richard Irving rirving at
Tue Jan 29 17:37:29 UTC 2002

Well, teach me to enjoy those "Beer and Gears" ..... ;)

bmanning at wrote:
> > Get Bill M's call on it..... Tiering was his Idea.
>         No. Vadim was the first person I heard talk about
>         "tiering" and it was in the construct of Service
>         Providers, not exchanges. I don't think anything I've
>         said argues for the concept of tiers in relation to
>         exchanges.

Circa 1995-6 , as I recall... right in the middle of the NO 53
wars... I could be confusing the origin, though....

Alas, I guess it doesn't really matter:

  A rose by any other name, smells just as sweet.

> --bill

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