[isf-wifidog] quick update from the conference

Dana Spiegel dana at nycwireless.net
Lun 3 Avr 10:45:18 EDT 2006

Very glad to hear more groups are gearing up to use the software.  
We're expanding in NY also based on discussions we had at the  

This really opens up the need to figure out how to federate our users  
across networks. If we can put together a roaming system, we'll have  
a hotspot network that rivals the commercial providers!

Dana Spiegel
Executive Director
dana at NYCwireless.net
+1 917 402 0422

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On Apr 2, 2006, at 3:26 PM, Michael Lenczner wrote:

> just to give people a quick update.
> everyone here is very impressed with ISF and especially with Wifidog.
> 2-3 new groups *will* be using it.  and 2-3 others are looking very
> seriously at it.  for example we just had a discussion with the head
> of Austin Wireless who are running a network of 100 nodes and 40,000
> users using NoCat.  It's pretty apparent that they will be trying to
> switch their network to the dog.
> Our panel (benoit, Gabe from Wireless Toronto, Alison, me and Jo from
> London, WSFII) kicked ass.  There is no other way to put it.  45
> people came (a lot considering there were 4 streams) and we brought a
> really important message about what we're doing up in Montreal and
> Toronto that is *very* different from what's happening in the rest of
> the CWN movement.  And they loved hearing that message - especially at
> this time when community wireless is trying to distinguish itself from
> municipal wireless.
> I'm trying to listen to the finishing address, but I need to highlight
> how important it was that Benoit was here and what an amazing job he
> did.  There were a lot of smart, technical people here, and the fact
> that they could talk with him was absolutely crucial.  A lot of the
> great stuff that will come out of this is directly due to people
> hearing his presentation and having conversations with him over meals
> and coffeebreaks.
> felicitations, Benoit.
> See you all at the next meeting
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