Wanted: volunteers with bandwidth/storage to help save climate data

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Thu Dec 22 00:41:29 UTC 2016


On 12/20/2016 8:08 AM, Royce Williams wrote:
> n Sat, Dec 17, 2016 at 6:15 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at dougbarton.us> wrote:
>> On 12/16/2016 1:48 PM, Hugo Slabbert wrote:
>>>
>>> This started as a technical appeal, but:
>>>
>>> https://www.nanog.org/list
>>>
>>> 1. Discussion will focus on Internet operational and technical issues as
>>> described in the charter of NANOG.
>>
>> Hard to see how the OP has anything to do with either of the above.
>
> Actually, it's not that hard ... *if* we can control ourselves from
> making them partisan, and focus instead on the operational aspects.
> (Admittedly, that's pretty hard!)
>
> The OP's query was a logical combination of two concepts:
>
> - First, from the charter (emphasis mine): "NANOG provides a forum
> where people from the network research community, the network operator
> community and the network vendor community can come together *to
> identify and solve the problems that arise in operating and growing
> the Internet*."
>
> - Second, from John Gilmore: "The Net interprets censorship as damage
> and routes around it."

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> Everyone has a line at which "I don't care what's in the pipes, I just
> work here" changes into something more actionable.

Stretched far beyond any credibility. Your argument boils down to, "If 
it's a political thing that *I* like, it's on topic."



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