"Mesh" Dreams = OLSR
Reuben K. Caron
reuben at laptop.org
Tue Aug 24 12:17:47 EDT 2010
On Aug 24, 2010, at 12:08 PM, Richard A. Smith wrote:
> I'm not talking about comparison to our previous mesh.
Thanks keeping me on track.
> I'm talking about comparison to an AP. Overall we currently don't
> have much need for "mesh" as most of our scenarios are a dense cloud
> of children in the same space trying to network with each other.
Fo deployments that have funding for APs there is not much need for
"mesh." I would approximate that roughly 66% of our user base are in
deployments that do not have funding for APs.
> The network-without-infra feature of "mesh" is certainly useful in
> scenarios were you want to provide access over a wider area. Its a
> very important feature of mesh but its just not the feature we need
> on the ground ATM.
Yet, this is a "feature," we continue to sell and a feature often
> However, if the same mesh smartness also gets density without using
> AP's then that's a big win.
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