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And so it ends (slightly off topic)

On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 11:04:29AM -0500, Ronald Bonica wrote:
> Folks,
> Somehow, it is appropriate that this should happen on February 3. 
> On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and JP Richardson 
> (aka The Big Bopper) died in a plane crash. Don McLean immortalized 
> that day as "The Day The Music Died" in his 1971 hit, "American Pie".

And exactly this song was later rephrased as 'the day the routers died' 
concerning IPv4 exhaustion at RIPE55 meeting. Another coincidence ? :) 

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. 
But, in practice, there is.