"Yesterday, MCI reportedly faced several severed fiberoptic lines running along on the East Coast of the US. Evidentaly the fibers were located somewhere in the Bronx, and, as posted in the ZDNet Article, were able to reroute packet trafic around the area by splicing in fresh lines. Some ISP's were reporting over 88% packet loss. "
We can found no scientific discipline, nor a healthy profession on the
technical mistakes of the Department of Defense and IBM.
-- Edsger Dijkstra