[ExI] Pigeon beats Internet firm in data transfer race

Mirco Romanato painlord2k at libero.it
Fri Sep 11 11:19:42 UTC 2009

Mike Dougherty ha scritto:
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Max More <max at maxmore.com> wrote:
>> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32772500/ns/world_news-weird_news/
>> Sometimes the old ways are best... but only if you're stuck with a really
>> crappy Internet service provider.
>> I'm impressed by the pigeon's speed, maintained over more than an hour.
>> The story should have revealed the capacity of the data card carried by the
>> bird.
> thus:  http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1149.html (A Standard for the
> Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriers)

These are old news, the state of the art is SNAP (SNAil-based data 
transfer Protocol).

> Technology	Kbps
> V.34 modem	28.8
> ISDN		128
> ADSL		1500
> Pigeons	2270
> SNAP		37,000


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