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Re: New Outage Hits Comcast Subscribers
On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote: > On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 19:17:26 -0000, "Christopher L. Morrow" said: > > > Perhaps it's not even appropriate for comcast's > > network/design/pop/hub/area/infrastructure... Don't get me, or I think > > Daniel, wrong, anycast is fun, but it's not for everyone. The main goal > > for comcast should be stability, regardless of how they implement that, > > eh? > > No, they want to maximize the pricepoint/stability function (which has > multiple maxima/minima corresponding to various market niches). They want > to pay as little as possible for sufficient stability to not torque off the > customer base into migrating to another provider. oops, I wasn't clear what I meant and didn't type properly was: "the goal for comcast is stability, you don't care how they achieve that" which still isn't 100% correct, but basically let them do their operations and lets not pot-shot something that 'we' don't understand. I'm assuming that peter hill is not a comcast employee, his email headers suggest a CMU grad and a current Amazon employee. go tartans.