How big is the Internet?

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at
Wed Aug 14 22:59:19 UTC 2013

On 8/14/2013 1:29 PM, Scott Howard wrote:
> To paraphrase Douglas Adams...
> "The Internet is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly,
> hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way
> down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space!"

It occurred to me that discussing the size of the Internet is a lot like 
discussing cosmology (for somebody like me that is not well schooled in 
either art-form).

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                                         of System Administrators:
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                                         learn from their mistakes.
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