Tom Bourbon [950125.1732]
It was disappointing to read Gary Cziko's message, in which he relayed
news that the present state of affairs is the new norm for the Internet.
Those of us who live west of, and beneath, the Mississippi River will see
what all the rest of you said two or three days -- or a week -- ago.
Backward into the Dark Ages, at the speed of light.
(Probably much) later,
[from Dick Robertson] 950125.1754CST
Well, Tom, I got your post in the same day. Let's see how long it
takes you to get this. I've been appreciating your comments on
modeling even if I can't follow all of it. Don't give up. Best,
(Tom Bourbon [950125.1732])
Aussieland isn't really under mississipi, & west would probably be the best
designation (shorter route that way), but at any rqte, the flow seems to
have come back to normal down here.
[Martin Taylor 950126 12:30]
Gary Cziko 950124.2305
After having sent to a local network
administrator an example of a post taking nearly 24 hours to be distributed
he reply was:
That's not bad. Bitnet is having days or even weeks of delays at some
sites right now.
So I suppose we can't expect much sympathy from him.
+Tom Bourbon [950125.1732]
+It was disappointing to read Gary Cziko's message, in which he relayed
+news that the present state of affairs is the new norm for the Internet.
Tom, The Internet is not Bitnet. Bitnet is one little component, and if
CSG-L is moved to another centre, it may not be on Bitnet at all. The
problems sound as if they have to do with gateway machines or with mail
redistributors. The Internet may have problems with the exponentially
increasing loads, but for the most part if you want to get from one machine
to another, it takes seconds rather than days.