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RE: Notes on the Internet for Bell Heads

  • From: Kris Foster
  • Date: Thu Jul 11 16:04:38 2002

You're thinking of:

Carrier-scale IP networks: designing and operating Internet networks

Edited by Peter Willis, ISBN 0 85296 982 1, The Institute of Electrical
Engineers, London

Kris

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin J. Levy [mailto:mahtin@mahtin.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 3:54 PM
> To: Sean Donelan; nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Notes on the Internet for Bell Heads
> 
> 
> 
> Sean,
> 
> My vote goes for...
> 
>  How to build an Internet Service Company
>   From A to Z...
>   All you need to know to plan, build and market an Internet 
> service company.
>   Tips and tricks from the inside.
> 
>  Charles H. Burke
>  July '96
>  ISBN: 0-935563-02-4
> 
> And I quote...
> 
> > Coffee Maker - Coffee is an necessary as HTML to the aspiring ISP.
> > ...
> > I highly recommend the Bunn-Omatic corporation for excellent high
> > performance coffee makers.
> > ...
> 
> It's a classic!
> 
> As for driving in the UK and US... I have explained the value 
> of roundabouts to many, many Americans and they still don't 
> get it.  Being British, but living in the US... I just don't 
> get why they are not used here.
> 
> You will have to put up with the face that Bell-heads and 
> Net-heads just doing things differently and not understanding 
> why the other side prefers an opposite method!
> 
> Martin
> 
> ----------------
> At 03:09 PM 7/11/2002 -0400, Sean Donelan wrote:
> 
> 
> >Has anyone written the equivalent of the old Bell Systems 
> Notes on the
> >Network for the Internet?  A couple of books come close, 
> Hueston's ISP
> >Survival Guide and Cisco's ISP Essentials.  But there doesn't seem to
> >be anything that helps Bell heads understand what switching, routing
> >or signaling means on the Internet.  There are a lot of 
> words which are
> >spelled alike, but mean very different things in the Bell 
> world and the
> >Internet world.
> >
> >I've been thinking of it like driving in England or the USA. 
>  We drive
> >on different sides of the road.  Its safe until you get someone who
> >doesn't know the rules of the road driving on the other side of the
> >Atlantic.  So how do you explain the rules of the Internet 
> road to someone
> >used to driving on the telephone system?
> 
>