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Wireless Mesh Standard Gets Boost from OLPC, Open Source

May 12, 2008, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Cox)

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"The proposed IEEE wireless LAN mesh specification is already getting some traction, though still over 18 months from final ratification, thanks to early experimentation by the One Laptop Per Child Foundation and a recently launched open source project.

"This hands-on experience, fed back into the work of the IEEE 802.11s Task Group, has already led to several changes in the draft standard, with other changes being considered..."

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