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    "Cisco has built something better than a new.net"?
    by Anonymous on Wednesday May 25 2005, @04:23AM (#15348)
    "Cisco has built something better than a new.net plugin" ?

    1. Cisco did NOT build the WRT-54G and WRT-54GS.
    2. Cisco did NOT build the WRT-54G and WRT-54GS.
    3. Cisco had to BUY Linksys, Cisco has now gravitated to a typical corporate bloat boat (like ICANN) where nothing gets done except redecorating offices of groupies who **think** they are successful.
    4. Linksys had to BUY the WRT-54G and WRT-54GS from Broadcom.
    5. The software and architecture come from lean and mean guerilla programmers in the jungles of cyberspace. A lap-top, a solar panel and an old
    car battery can power the collective revolution.
    6. The WIFI and WIFI-MAX "community" do not play
    by the same rules that shape the corrupt academic
    government pork-funded mammals that come from
    the shallow end of the gene pool.
    7. The wire-less extraterrestrial community is
    educated well-connected enlightened and able to
    communicate in ways that face-to-face neanderthals,
    like the so-called "ICANN community", can not
    imagine or understand.

    Imagine you are swimming with 6 or 8 dolphins and they are laughing at you. Do you know what they are saying to each other ? Is it their fault that you do not know ? Is it their responsibility to explain to you how their communication system works ?

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    What is the Most Valuable Bit-String in the World?
    by Anonymous on Wednesday May 25 2005, @04:51AM (#15351)
    What is the Most Valuable Bit-String in the World?

    Some may claim it is the bit-string that Microsoft
    uses to sign (encode/encrypt) DVD games for the

    If that is the case, where is that Bit-String
    stored ?

    Are there multiple copies in several locations ?

    Who has access to that Bit-String ?

    How does Microsoft keep that Bit-String from
    becoming public knowledge ?

    How long is the Bit-String ?

    Is it one Bit-String or several ?

    When you "buy" (re-register) your valuable .COM
    name, where will your unique Bit-String be stored
    that indicates that **you** are really the owner?

    Will it be stored in an NVRAM in a small box
    powered by 12volts and connected via a wireless
    link from a yacht floating off the coast of
    California ?

    Will there be several small boxes locked in
    colos in major cities around the world ?
    Will they each have verified copies of the
    bit-strings ?

    Will selling a .COM name result in physicaly
    turning over those blue-boxes ?

    Will the judge be impressed when you walk into
    court and face-to-face present the 8 boxes
    imported from places around the world ?
    [Will lawyers love the theatre of it all and
    thrive on the costs of making that case?]
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    "add some propellerhead details"
    by Anonymous on Wednesday May 25 2005, @08:25AM (#15356)
    You have to have the units with the 16 Meg RAM
    table to do the prefix filtering.

    2 to the 24th is 16 meg

    One could use one byte of filter control per /24

    The software works with one bit to allow /27 filtering
    Can you remember if 0 is Outside ? 1utside.
    1 is 1nside not 0nside.

    Remember, the shower curtain goes inside the tub
    to keep the water from going out on the floor.
    Can you memorize that ?
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