This may be stupid but..

John Neiberger john.neiberger at
Mon Nov 10 20:25:22 UTC 2003

>>>> <Valdis.Kletnieks at> 11/10/03 12:50:47 PM >>>
>On Mon, 10 Nov 2003 20:27:46 +0100, Daniel Roesen <dr at> 
>> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 11:03:15AM +0000, Michael.Dillon at
>> > When I interview, I start out by asking one or two key questions
>> > help me quickly get to the truth. For instance at one company,
when I
>> > has hiring NOC folks, I started by asking them to explain
>> > to me.
>> "Which one? ICMP, UDP or TCP traceroute (to name the usual ones)?"
>What kind, African, or European?  (Woe unto the interviewer who
doesn't know. ;)

Hmm...I think it would be more informative to know if the traceroute
were laden or unladen. Everyone knows that unladen traceroutes display
faster response times.

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