I read with great interest the "Ungodly packet loss rates" thread.
It appears that an Internet user did a reasonably good job of articulating
his frustration with the quality of Internet service he was receiving.
The response from the nanog list was generally unsympathetic, (with
a very few notable exceptions such as Kent, Curtis and Tony). The
user was told that his mail was "inappropriate" and was even called
a "whiner" and told to "shut up," (comments which apparently were not
I had a couple of thoughts about this thread:
o If I were writing an Internet-II proposal, I would consider
using this thread to bolster my case that my community of
interest needs an Internet VPN such as Internet-II because
the Internet operations community is unreceptive to complaints
about the service I am receiving.
o If I were reviewing Internet-II proposals, I might hope that
I got done with my reviews before, for example, a University
president sent mail to nanog complaining about the Internet
service his or her university was receiving.