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802.11n, or a draft form of 802.11n?
I really can't stand the number of devices claiming 802.11n support. It's still in draft form. Therefore it doesn't yet exist to be included.
It'd be like me proposing to a woman, then immediately referring to her as my wife, even before she's said yes, let alone gone through with a wedding.
One another less pedantic front, I'm not interested until it comes with Linux. Even then though, I'd probably wait for the EeeTV they were mentioning a while back.
You're right, it is 'draft 802.11n', but since the spec's as stable as it's ever likely to get, while it may not be an official standard, it is a de facto one. Even the Wi-Fi Alliance is certifying products for interoperability on the basis of 802.11n Draft 2.0 compatibility, and if it's good enough for them, it's good enough for us.
802.11n Draft 2.0 = 802.11n
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