Revisiting the Aviation Safety vs. Networking discussion

Scott Weeks surfer at mauigateway.com
Thu Dec 24 14:31:28 CST 2009


: this works in a tech culture where folk follow mops obsessively.  my
: experience is that most north americam engineers are too smart to do
: that, and take shoprtcuts

> and _do_ slap down any attempt to deviate

: imagine a network engineering culture where the concept of 'attempt to
: deviate' just does not occur

> the network group is under control


Hopefully, at least some of that was tongue-in-cheek.

For managers: saved LOTS of dollars when deviating from MoPs by fixing AFU things not thought of in the MoP.

For fellow netgeeks:  no one woke you up because the AFU things were fixed while you slept.

scott




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