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Re: SONET Interconnect (was RE: MCI)
> > >According to Sean Doran: > > Someone suggested to me that it's because so much money has > > been spent on developing the technology that it HAS to be > > used in order to recover the investment. > > > >Doesn't the fact that they recover the investment mean that enough > >people wanted the product and were willing to pay for it? > > > >Shikhar > > Nah, rather that they woudln't get a choice or would not know > better. ATM is like a pyramid craze. > > --vadim > > PS Can you say that loss writeoff is a way to recover investment? > I've certainly seen some clever accounting going on :) > IMHO loss writeoff would be less of a loss than deploying ATM and having to live with it. It's not that I hate ATM per se, but why pay the performance penalty when ATM provides no value add, Larry Plato I speak for myself only.