Jeff Barr wrote:
> Here's a fun way to use GPS:
Cute, but the first URL's HTML is hopelessly mangled (the file starts
with:<!-- t-shirt order# = 25-1008, a comment). My HTML validator
(Netscape 4.76) shows only the logo bar. The second worked fine.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 9:50 AM
> To: Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
> Cc: Tony Finch; Adam@knownow.com; FoRK@xent.com
> Subject: Re: [Jeff Covey @ Freshmeat] We Are Losing the Browser War
> Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de wrote:
> > Tony Finch wrote:
> > > Yes, but consume is intended to suppoprt mobile computers so how do
> > > you define their location in order to give them an IP address?
> > 1) GPS. No, really. As long as you can't do mutual time-of-flight
> > it's the way to go.
> > 2) Address constraints from the neighbour node(s). Geodetic DHCP
> > (assignment of address/position plus uncertainty mask). This
> > way the mobile node doesn't have to have a positioning system
> > onboard (but what's the big deal these days?).
> > It's a bit of handwaving, but I think it can be made to work.
> Cool, now I have a Reason to buy a GPS unit (besides
> firstname.lastname@example.org http://sdw.st
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