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RE: Update: CSX train derailment
Routes and rights-of-way and conduits have successfully resisted virtualization. Highway and rail routes still carry almost all long-haul fiber. The bridges are still the only way across the rivers. Poles, heaven forfend, still work where holes are too expensive. What did I miss in '93? --Tom >"Rivers and bridges"? >Either Frank is sensationalizing his comments for the benefit of the >press, or he's been asleep since '93. >Seems to me the so-called "choke-points" now are more social and fiscal >than physical - I doubt rivers and bridges are much of an issue.