nanog at fa1c52f96c54f7450e1ffb215f29991e.nosense.org
Sun Nov 5 07:35:36 UTC 2006
On Sat, 4 Nov 2006 22:55:46 -0800
Michael Smith <mksmith at adhost.com> wrote:
> On Nov 4, 2006, at 10:51 PM, Randy Bush wrote:
> >>>> "Could you be any less descriptive of the problem you are seeing?"
> >>> the internet is broken. anyone know why?
> >> Did you ping it?
> > is that what broke it?
> Please. That's how you *know* it's broken.
With the prevalence of firewalls, I've found broken traceroutes to be a
much more reliable indicator of broken Internettedness.
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- Bruce Schneier, "Beyond Fear"
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