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Re: From Many Tweets, One Loud Voice on the Internet

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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 11:46:49 -0500

On 23 Apr 2007 11:21:33 -0700, John Mayson <> wrote:

>> Habitual users of a new, free communications service called Twitter
>> would disagree. For anyone unfamiliar with the latest trends in
>> technology, "Twitterers" send and receive short messages, called
>> "tweets," on Twitter's Web site, with instant messaging software, or
>> with mobile phones. Unlike most text messages, tweets -- usually in
>> answer to Twitter's prompt, "What are you doing?" -- are routed among
>> networks of friends. Strangers, called "followers," can also choose to
>> receive the tweets of people they find interesting.

> When I first heard of this service, I wondered why on earth any sane
> person would use it. Then again, I wonder why any sane person would
> post personal and potentially embarrassing items to I
> went ahead and created an account and wouldn't you know, this is
> actually sort of addicting. The "gee whiz" factor aside, I can see
> Twitter being useful. "Anyone want Thai food for lunch?" could save
> countless emails and phone calls. "Everyone, I'm okay!" from a
> Virginia Tech student would've let the world know a loved one was
> safe.

> For the record, my Twitter ID is: jmayson.

> John Mayson

I thought the same thing, then tried it. It's pretty neat.
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Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 18:45:49 -0400
From: William Warren <w_warren_nonoise\>
Newsgroups: comp.dcom.telecom
Subject: Re: How 'Calling Name' is Obtained For CNAP Service?
Message-ID: <>
Organization: TELECOM Digest
X-Telecom-Digest: Volume 26, Issue 109, Message 7 of 9
Lines: 21 wrote:

> I'm little confused about whether the calling name is passed from the
> originating MSC to the destination MSC, or the destination MSC queries
> the 'Name Database' and gets this information.

> I checked the 3GPP 23.096, but I still has this ambiguity. Can
> somebody clarify it?

The terminating switch inspects the receiving customer's service
options, and if "with name" service is specified for caller id, it
performs a database lookup in the Line Information DataBase (LIDB) to
retrieve the originating caller's name.



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