Subject: Re: SUP is failing...
To: John F. Woods <>
From: David Gilbert <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/05/1995 14:21:08
>>>>> "John" == John F Woods <> writes:

>> You should be able to find one closer to the west coast, though.

John> I always hear that phrase in relation to FTP servers and the
John> like.  But I'll note that in getting packets from my home in
John> Boxborough MA to where I work in Westborough MA, a 20 mile trip
John> as the crow flies, usually involves a trip through Washington
John> DC, and there was one week when the furthest router was in San
John> Francisco...

Similarly, from our company in Richmond Hill, Ontario, to any of the
local educational institutions requires a trip through Washington,
WestOrange, NorthRoyalton, Chicago and then back up to Ontario for a
total of over 20 hops.


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