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[ale] Needed, will pay cash for: Portmaster 2E and Modem Rack full of Modems.
Follow up on the Extramadura story with a couple
of news stories posted on youtube. The first
item from the BBC talks about the network a bit.
Spain (at least their public and commonwealth institutions)
is expecting to be 100% GNU Linux in 2009.
< http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR8Oh0Js_lA >
< http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIF_d6jszss >
On 2008, Dec, 24, , at 12:33 PM, George L. Allen wrote:
> I saw an article somewhere about something akin to ressurecting UUCP,
> except with a USB-drive based 'sneakernet' based on people making
> visits to different towns in Africa. They already had someone that
> made a
> loop of all the villages in a certain region by motorcycle to deliver
> medicines, so they gave him a thumb drive also so the schools and
> get their bi-weekly stick drop from the rest of the world.
> I know there are different store-forward based systems for HF
> radio, but
> not sure what the rules for HF are for commercial use.
> On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 10:13:25AM -0500, Jim Kinney wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 9:59 AM, Mike Harrison
>> <meuon at geeklabs.com> wrote:
>>> This is going to a place aspiring to
>>> be part of the 3rd world.
>> Yowch! _Rising_ to 3rd world status is a scary situation.
>> May want to include cell phone connection. Many 3rd world places
>> have better
>> cell than POTS connectivity.
>> James P. Kinney III
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