I'm completely with Benedict on this.
Wi-Fi is a rather good technology, not great but quite versatile. It's
just been there first and the time was right for wireless data.
Obviously the designers didn't anticipate such success, otherwise they
would have engineered other things in. But what part of the "L" in WLAN
don't you understand?
As for the peering, you must be joking. Trusting the link on to other
users, it sounds frightening. I think above all users value reliability
of the link over speed. Reliability is rightly seen as a given. Speed
is a bonus. The traditional voice carriers have a lot of expertise and
experience in this area.
With PDAs it's even more important to roam/be continuously connected
simply because the device is smaller and people are more likely to be
connected while moving physically. Distinguish between true mobile and
Received on Thu Jun 26 03:41:35 2003