[GLLUG] Internet Data Rate

Fred Youhanaie fly at anydata.co.uk
Wed May 13 16:52:19 UTC 2020

On 13/05/2020 17:30, Jan van Bergen via GLLUG wrote:
> On 2020-05-13 17:20, James Courtier-Dutton via GLLUG wrote:
>> On Wed, 13 May 2020 at 16:14, Marco van Beek via GLLUG
>> <gllug at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
>>> > ...MUST NOT (rfc2119)  ....
>>> >
>>> >
>>> I bet you know what BSI 0 is as well :-)
>> I once worked on a bid where the customer said we had to be 100%
>> compliant to all the requirements.
>> It was valued at about £10Million.
>> So, I was working on the compliance statement, checking that our
>> product and solution would be fully compliant and identifying what
>> development work needed to be done, when I came across RFC 1149 on
>> page 53 of the requirements. That RFC 1149 is surprising difficult to
>> implement in software so we responded NC to it.
>> Apparently, we were the only supplier that responded with a 99% compliance SOC.
>> We won the bid. :-)
> That is a standard trick, when we created RFQs in a previous company we always put in a few April 1st RFCs. At least it would tell you who actually read the RFQ. And these were not small £10Million 
> contracts either :)

Were you by any chance inspired by the Van Halen contract with the m&m clause? ;-)

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