which could gain the status and do it on behalf of
every body else.
Rich said 10 people... he didn't say they have to be in the same block...
Let's start a list and see where we go.
/me puts up lists.electric.gen.nz's
hand, if that's what Don meant.
fence[at]lists.electric.gen.nz, perhaps? :)
On a practical
level, we had a walk around my block and counted 89
houses/flats in my block and 36 and 40 in nearby ones. At say 20-30%
takeup it should be too hard to dig some little tranches down the
back boundary and have a L2 ring ( anyone know the cheapest switch
model that handles trucks? ) for say $200 each setup.
Seems like a good place to start.
Anyone done some informal market research yet?
Scientific research? All
this hinges on the take up to me.
Pity my street doesn't seem to have by the looks of things people who seem
to have a need for this sort of thing... but I don't have any f2f
On a related topic:
What is the data equivalent to a 230v 60 amp supply ?
10 100 100 Mbps
IIRC, I'd say 100. Gets large graphics-infested Pagemaker draft pages to
the printer pretty quickly. I remember one year belting off 60-80 pages of
school yearbook (a whole afternoon) on 10mbit or parallel, and on 100mbit
the next on the same printer... oh, the difference... much less than an
As for video, I wouldn't have a clue, though.
Jonathan Ah Kit - Lower Hutt - New Zealand
jonathan(a)ah-kit.dropbear.id.au - http://www.ah-kit.dropbear.id.au/
ahkitj(a)paradise.net.nz - ICQ#9747234 - http://www.electric.gen.nz/
Away message: Looking for adhesive tape, not Alibrandi.
On Sat, 27 Dec 2003, Don Gould - BVC wrote:
On Sat, 27 Dec 2003 23:40:08 +1300 (NZDT), Simon Lyall