Simulated disaster exercise? Re: PAIX

Steve Feldman feldman at
Sun Nov 17 15:21:46 UTC 2002

On Sun, Nov 17, 2002 at 12:10:43AM -0500, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 16, 2002 at 10:00:07PM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote:
> > 
> > The usual response was it only affected the public exchange fabric, not
> > any private point-to-point circuits between providers through the same
> > facility.
> But if we're going to compare this to MAE Gigaswitch failures, shouldn't 
> we be talking apples to apples and oranges to oranges?

In this case, the MAE was a banana: Worldcom always officially discouraged
private interconnects among colocated routers.

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