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Re: Statements against new.net?
On Wed, Mar 14, 2001, Mathew Butler wrote: > Adrian: The key word is "cooperating". New.net (and its brethren that are > being born in technology incubators as we speak) are not "cooperating", > they're intentionally "culture-jamming" for their own gain. Strange .. three replies, three mis-interpratations from what I meant. Ok, lets try to restate and clarify what I was trying to say. > Hrm. Somewhere along the line I remember the Internet being defined > as a bunch of networks cooperating in order to exchange information. > > When did that change? :-) I'm not referring to us cooperating with new.net . Thats so the opposite scale of what I meant. > I'll be happy when more companies start to see that they canactually > make money by fostering internet growth rather than making money by > abusing internet growth. .. and new.net aren't fostering internet growth, are they? :) When I said "a bunch of networks cooperating to exchange information" this kind of includes having a consistent view of naming, a unique view of address ranges and a standard set of protocols between networks. Now, when did *that* change? Adrian, noting that he's a problem solver, not an english major.. -- Adrian Chadd "The fact you can download a 100 megabyte file <email@example.com> from half way around the world should be viewed as an accident and not a right." -- Adrian Chadd and Bill Fumerola