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Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-02 21:13 (permalink)

AaronSw: New, from O'Reilly.
AaronSw: Also, BEEP: The Definitive Guide is out.

Cool Attendees for the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-02 17:20 (permalink)

AaronSw: Rael wants YOU to attend the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference.

RFC3251: Electricity over IP

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-02 03:59 (permalink)

AaronSw: "Mostly Pointless Lamp Switching (MPLampS) is an architecture for carrying electricity over IP (with an MPLS control plane). According to our marketing department, MPLampS has the potential to dramatically lower the price, ease the distribution and usage, and improve the manageability of delivering electricity."
AaronSw: "While reading this document, at various points the readers may have the urge to ask questions like, "does this make sense?", "is this feasible?," and "is the author sane?". The readers must have the ability to suppress such questions and read on."
AaronSw: Using their system, "Electricity can be routed over the Internet to reach remote places which presently do not have electricity connections but have only Internet kiosks (e.g., rural India)."

RFC3252: Binary Lexical Octet Ad-hoc Transport

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-02 03:59 (permalink)

AaronSw: "This document describes the Binary Lexical Octet Ad-hoc Transport (BLOAT): a reformulation of a widely-deployed network-layer protocol (IP), and two associated transport layer protocols (TCP and UDP) as XML applications."

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