Re: TECH: wireless gets real

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Fri Jul 06 2001 - 14:28:42 MDT

>From: Eugene Leitl <>

>Have you heard about 802.11b and successor technologies grassroute
>networks, based on Mobile Mesh, etc? About communities doing their
>private Ethernet to the home projects?

Hey, I found the link to Mobile Mesh, it's a pretty neat project.

I'm still reading and evaluating, but it's pretty clear that to
build anything of any size you need hardline connections. How big
it can get before routing updates eat the bandwidth is the
question, but still pretty darn interesting....

The big problem with ethernet is the distance limitation.


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