Friday Hosing

Jeff Walter jwalter at
Wed Jul 17 22:52:36 UTC 2013

On 7/17/13 1:59 PM, Alex Harrowell wrote:
> On 15/07/13 01:09, Tony Patti wrote:
>> TWELVE years ago (press release March 20 2001), Comcast deployed
>> Linux-based
>> Sun Cobalt Qube appliances as CPE with their business-class Internet
>> service,
>> these provided firewall security, web caching, optional content
>> filtering,
>> an e-mail server, a web server, file and print servers.
> This is a good idea
At the time it may have been the "best" option, but that doesn't make it
a good idea. I can't even begin to comprehend the number of support
calls generated by providing CPE with those functions.

Jeff Walter

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