SBCglobal routing loop.

Joel Jaeggli joelja at
Sat Jul 19 19:33:20 UTC 2008

michael.dillon at wrote:
> Sounds like he's used to used IRC, not mailing lists.
> There used to be an IRC channel where a lot of NANOG
> folks hung out. Anyone care to publicize the channel
> name and which IRC network carries it?
> --Michael Dillon

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From: "Tim Brown" <>
To: "Matthew McGehrin" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2004 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: real-time DDoS help?

 > First and foremost, the #nanog IRC channel has absolutely nothing to
 > do with the nanog mailing list, other than it shares some common
 > personalities. Operational discussion is rarely experienced, the most
 > often-experienced relevant question is "how do I configure BGP", and
 > Secondly and perhaps most notably, IRC is in no way, shape, or form a
 > protocol or communications method one would describe as resilient or
 > operationally relevant. Neither are the instant messaging networks or
 > Jabber servers. IRC does not meet the "needs" of operators.
 > Describing these needs is a separate topic and probably not
 > appropriate for this mailing list, even though you could describe the
 > topic as operationally relevant.

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