[linux-elitists] Must have free space lasers!

Mr.Bad mr.bad@pigdog.org
Fri May 4 13:32:27 PDT 2001


>>>>> "EL" == Eugene Leitl <Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de> writes:

    EL> Fata morgana. Okay, it's line of sight, but it's not line of
    EL> sight.  It's sometimes line of sight. Fiber
    EL> optics. Ditto. Mirrors. And smoke.

"Fiber optics" is a good answer. I guess what I was getting at was
that I don't think lasers are any good whatsoever for broadcast
communications. They r0x0r for point-to-point stuff, but I don't think
they'd be any good for building an anonymous pirate network of the
air.

    EL> Orbiting photonic delay line, preferably using Bose-Einstein
    EL> condensate.

I DO NOT SPEAK YOUR EXTROPIAN MOON LANGUAGE.

    EL> Now I've ran out of my LFP stock, and it's all your fault.

Hey, it was an LFP question to begin with.

~Mr. Bad

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