* Posts by marc

3 posts • joined 13 May 2007

The Economist de-rails Microsoft media love in

marc

Quo vadis?

I think MS has trodden its path for so long it has lost its direction. Watch Gates talking about the Kitchen of the Future as opposed to doing a great operating system, or copying its way into every possible market, and you see how MS is simply a marketing company with crappy technology, hence the proliferation of BS MS marketing consultants each etching out a justification for their own existence. Compare Apple - a tech company with great marketing - it has a direction.

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Tokyo team busts the Ethernet speed record

marc

Baam! Richard said it

But, a small point is that the most of the world uses SDH, not SONET - so the channel would be a STM-64. But then I think the rates are the same anyway, making this a rather useless contribution.

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Experts scramble to quash IPv6 flaw

marc

Another way?

Why not just include a new condition in the spec: drop a packet if its source routing header contains an address that appears more than once? Keeping the original functionality, right?

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