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Re: more internic fun, and an idea (fwd)

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Date: Wed, 04 Aug 1999 07:21:03 -0700 (MST)
From: Ehud Gavron <GAVRON@ACES.COM>
To: Mark Borchers <markb@infi.net>
Cc: nanog@merit.edu, GAVRON@ACES.COM
Subject: Re: more internic fun, and an idea

>(2) It wasn't that long ago that two-week processing was standard for
>a lot of domain transactions.  They raised the bar on themselves by
>improving turnaround time through automatic processing.  I'm not sure
>that they should now have to pay a price for that.

	"Look how good you have it now" is not a valid excuse for incompetence.

	You probably meant "You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear."

	"They" didn't raise the bar.  "They" committed to meeting
	the requirements of running the registration portion of InterNIC.

	"They" are incompetent bufoons, their staff unaware of their
	own rules, their web pages misinforming us, 'their clients',
	and their processes breaking down under stress.

	It's not up to us to excuse them from this incompetence by
	making solipsistic references to a bygone era where 'Teengs Was Bad'
	but to demand excellence and insist on it.
	Unfortunately, with Network Solutions, it's clear the real Solution
	is to replace them.

>Mark Borchers
>NetworkTwo Communications Group
>"Give beer to those who are perishing..." (Proverbs 31:6)