Proper authentication model

Daniel Golding dgolding at
Wed Jan 12 19:14:36 UTC 2005

On 1/12/05 12:05 PM, "Joe Abley" <jabley at> wrote:

> On 12 Jan 2005, at 11:53, Hannigan, Martin wrote:
>>> You mean you'd *request* a different path from different providers.
>> Provisioning a circuit from two different ^providers^, other than
>> your OC3 provider.
> I realise that's what you meant.
> My point was that competing, differently-named and
> organisationally-separate suppliers of network services frequently use
> common suppliers for metro fibre, long-haul transport, building access,
> etc. Just because you buy different services from different providers
> doesn't mean there will be no common points of failure.
> Joe
Fate sharing is bad. The only way to be sure you aren't fate sharing is to
request GIS data from the carriers. And even that could be wrong...

- Dan

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