[OLPC Networking] Mesh network?

Jim Gettys jg at laptop.org
Wed Sep 6 16:26:26 EDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 13:23 -0700, MBurns wrote:
> On 9/6/06, Richard Dietrich <richard at praxis-uk.com> wrote:
>         I think you have misunderstood.. what if there is no
>         connection to the
>         internet even for the first laptop?
> I think at the most basic level, a handful of laptops in the Sahara
> (or any sufficiently remote area free of Internet conneciton) should
> be fully networkable onto themselves. 

Yes.  Two kids should be able to sit down in the shade and work
together.  The ability to communicate without additional infrastructure
is clearly essential.

                                         - Jim

Jim Gettys
One Laptop Per Child

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