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Why OLPC Mesh Wireless Networking Won't Work

Sep 26, 2007, 19:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by George Ou)

"One of the touted features of the $200 OLPC laptop is the peer-to-peer mesh topology networking feature that can theoretically bring an Internet infrastructure where there is no network infrastructure. The problem is that peer-to-peer wireless LAN mesh topology sounds better than it actually works and there's a good reason it isn't used commercially..."

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