ad-hoc mobile UUCP

Curt, WE7U curt.we7u at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 12:19:54 PDT 2014


On Thu, 3 Apr 2014, Bill Vodall wrote:

> Any here know of any existing schemes for a mobile ad-hoc UUCP system?
>
> Mesh/WiFi work good fast close but not if not close...
>
> How to take advantage of what works?    Suppose I have a server in the
> car and I drive past somebody's home station.  That would give from
> seconds to minutes of connectivity.
> At the very least a basic ID exchange could be performed.  Given a bit
> more time some "Important" shared news group info or update files
> could be exchanged.    A little more time, say mobile to mobile at a
> coffee shop, and we could exchange a lot more 'less important' traffic
> and data files (map tiles, wikipeadia content, callbook updates...)
> Updating partial files would be a plus.
>
> I can see that this is close in the old BBS systems but I'm not coming
> up with much on how to do it with TCP/IP and modern technologies.

Does NNTP fit the bill?  That's the newer newsgroup distribution software.

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