Broadband choices (was RE: got updates, want to use them - Chapter
karl.ramberg at chello.se
Wed Aug 16 18:27:36 UTC 2000
There is a client server system called hotline, www.BigRedH.com , that I think enables you to put up
servers on dynamic IP. It includes chat, file server and a sort of bbs. It has very high
frequencies, but could be worth looking at for solutions in GUI and networking. Just a thought.
Bob Arning wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Aug 2000 17:58:04 +0100 "Peter Crowther" <peter at crowther.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> >Squeak has always been way ahead of the game with the functionality it
> >offers, which is superb. In this case, I think exploration of some of its
> >newest and most impressive features will have to wait a few years until the
> >broadband technology in the UK starts to be affordable.
> I didn't mean to make bandwidth sound quite as necessary as I may have. We will continue to try to improve the performance whatever the dimensions of the pipe one might have. This is an area where those with smaller pipes and/or no static ip address can help in finding solutions. More efficient bandwidth utilization and alternate protocols can make this technology more accessible.
> P.S. I wonder what the possibilities are in the radio spectrum. Imagine a web of AirPorts all across England! ;-)
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