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Re: Next NANOG

  • From: David Meyer
  • Date: Thu Mar 01 11:09:32 2001


	If someone was asking me I would ask that the hotel
	had a decent gym and pool, or that these things
	were a reasonable distance away (not the case in ATL).

	Of course, no one is asking me...

	Dave

According to Jared Mauch:
> 
> 
> 	Also, it would be nice if the hotel had ethernet in the rooms
> (in-house DSL or whatnot) or wireless sufficent to cover the hotel.
> 
> 	If the conference moves to larger and larger hotels the wireless
> covering the whole hotel isn't as possible.
> 
> 	The IETF-49 density of access points was quite nice
> 
> 	- Jared
> 
> On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 07:26:40PM -0400, Thomas Kernen wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > As long as they keep providing power sockets in the rooms for those of us who have laptops that can't survive 4 hours straight on
> > battery.
> > 
> > Thomas
> > 
> > >
> > > Merit actually has enough access points (it really only takes 4-6 of
> > > them... it's more of a user mindshare issue... hence the continuing
> > > availability of laptop drops... note however that there are fewer at the
> > > recent meeting (ie. we had almost 300 for one room at nanog 17).
> > >
> > > the cisco folks used about 24 access points(overkill) for the ietf in
> > > sandiego that was enough to blanket the conference center and the hotel
> > > below the 3rd floor...
> > >
> > > joelja
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Alex wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I'd rather see NANOG/MERIT invest in like 15 or 20 base stations, rather
> > > > than wasting the time/money on the cat5 cable and switches -- etc.
> > > >
> > > > A wireless card costs all of $200 these days... everyone could just get
> > > > one.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Joe Abley wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 08:23:19AM -0800, Lucy E. Lynch wrote:
> > > > > > > Our big costs were US West curcuits into the hotel (6xT1 - we could have
> > > > > > > gotten away with 4xT1) and cable - we had lenghts cut to fit the table
> > > > > > > layout in the ballroom. We had switches & such on hand, and we "borrowed"
> > > > > > > terminal room machines from one of the student labs -
> > > > > >
> > > > > > If these costs were negligible, how much would it have cost?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > (assuming, for example, an 802.11b shot from a hotel to an already-
> > > > > > connected nearby building, donated transit,
> > > > >
> > > > > we actually tried to do a wireless run as a backup plan, but couldn't find
> > > > > an open conduit, and the hotel balked at the thought of our wiring guys
> > > > > coring 11 floors in order to get to the roof...
> > > > >
> > > > > I don't think nanog is quite ready to go wireless only in the meeting room
> > > > > although cutting down on the wired infrastructure deployed is something
> > > > > that's been worked on...
> > > > >
> > > > > > doing wireless-only in the
> > > > > > conference and having some friendly vendor loan the machines for the
> > > > > > terminal room).
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Joe
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > > > Joel Jaeggli        joelja@darkwing.uoregon.edu
> > > > > Academic User Services      consult@gladstone.uoregon.edu
> > > > >      PGP Key Fingerprint: 1DE9 8FCA 51FB 4195 B42A 9C32 A30D 121E
> > > > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > > > It is clear that the arm of criticism cannot replace the criticism of
> > > > > arms.  Karl Marx -- Introduction to the critique of Hegel's Philosophy of
> > > > > the right, 1843.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > Joel Jaeggli        joelja@darkwing.uoregon.edu
> > > Academic User Services      consult@gladstone.uoregon.edu
> > >      PGP Key Fingerprint: 1DE9 8FCA 51FB 4195 B42A 9C32 A30D 121E
> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > It is clear that the arm of criticism cannot replace the criticism of
> > > arms.  Karl Marx -- Introduction to the critique of Hegel's Philosophy of
> > > the right, 1843.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > 
> 
> -- 
> Jared Mauch  | pgp key available via finger from jared@puck.nether.net
> clue++;      | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/  My statements are only mine.
> 
> 






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