OpenMoko at mauve.plus.com
Sat Sep 29 02:31:44 CEST 2007
Camilo Cerchiari wrote:
> hello all,
> i've been wondering for years now, on the possibility of doing
> peer-to-peer calls, using cellular phones.
> then openmoko became a reality.
> and then this
> [http://www.terranet.se] came up to my rss reader.
> so, being somewhat new to this field, i thought i could find some advice
> in this list, on where i should start reading.
> the main questions would be:
> 1. would it be possible to program an openmoko to work as a Base
> Station Subsystem (BSS)?
In some countries it's even very illegal to do so, and has the
possibilities of actual jailtime.
> 2. in case that's not a good idea, would it be possible to implement a
> protocol for the openmoko hw, so that it implements that functionality?
> ( i.e. transmitting calls in hops, over other openmoko phones, not using
This is in principle possible, using bluetooth or wifi.
However, with maybe 20m or so per node, getting any distance at all is
going to be problematic.
> 3. is this the right place to discuss this?
> 4. are any of you interested in working in such a project?
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