Topicality perceptions

William Allen Simpson william.allen.simpson at
Mon Sep 25 14:35:48 UTC 2006

J. Oquendo rambled incoherently, saying in relevant part:
> William Allen Simpson wrote:
>> Especially as I'm not aware of any Network Operator worth their salt that
>> doesn't have regular contact with their support call centers.
> Regular contact? As in finding the name of someone who actually has a clue? 
 > Not the contact information of some helpdesk goon who doesn't understand
 > the output of a traceroute? As in some helpdesk goon who understands what
 > an AS is?
You are a Network Operator, and you hired support personnel that "doesn't
understand the output of a traceroute" and/or "what an AS is?"

Perhaps the real problem here is some folks have lost sight of what it means
to be a Network Operator?

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