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RE: The Backhoe Summit
On Sat, 23 September 2000, John Fraizer wrote: > On 23 Sep 2000, Sean Donelan wrote: > > On Sat, 23 Sep 2000 [email protected] wrote: > > > Do the large carriers now participate in 'one-call' operations like power > > > and gas companies do? At least in Virginia a couple of years ago, they > > > didn't. It might be a good idea for them to do so. > > > > "For competitive reasons we can't tell you the location of our fiber." > > > > - An anonymous representative of a very large telco > > Wow. They must not have any fiber near our facility. The folks running > the digging operations are keeping Plastikote in business selling orange > paint. There seems to be more orange than black on the blacktop -- all of > it marked pretty clearly with the carrier name. Ask them for a map. Yeah, I know a lot of folks have resorted to calling OneCall, getting the street painted orange, and making their own maps.