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The Telecom Digest for July 13, 2010
Volume 29 : Issue 189 : "text" Format

Messages in this Issue:
Re: Taking the Mystery Out of Web Anonymity(John Levine)
Re: How to Send Email to SMS Cell Phones, By Carrier(David Kaye)
Re: How to Send Email to SMS Cell Phones, By Carrier(tlvp)
Re: Are hybrids still used?(Gilles Ganault)

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Date: 12 Jul 2010 04:36:21 -0000 From: John Levine <johnl@iecc.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Taking the Mystery Out of Web Anonymity Message-ID: <20100712043621.2169.qmail@joyce.lan> >>1) Could the Internet get a _truly standardized format and user >>interface_ (or at least "user interface elements" for bulletin boards, >>forums, user groups, whatever you want to call them? >Given the number of different forum software companies and the almost >guaranteed parochial "my interface is best" attitudes sure to exist, >I doubt it. That's what RSS and Atom do. They're standard formats that let you slurp entries out of any web site that's structured as a set of articles. R's, John
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 10:54:22 GMT From: sfdavidkaye2@yahoo.com (David Kaye) To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: How to Send Email to SMS Cell Phones, By Carrier Message-ID: <i1es8u$skd$2@news.eternal-september.org> Thad Floryan <thad@thadlabs.com> wrote: >As another respondent wrote, continuing/grandfathering the old >domains is common as companies are acquired and/or merged as I >found doing some Googling. I wish AT&T had done this with their attworldnet.com domain. I had a customer at her wits end over the change to att.net because every user name she could think of had already been taken. The woman is in her early 80s and was very frustrated at what AT&T had done to her.
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 11:08:16 -0400 From: tlvp <tPlOvUpBErLeLsEs@hotmail.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: How to Send Email to SMS Cell Phones, By Carrier Message-ID: <op.vfqkb2bsitl47o@acer250.gateway.2wire.net> On Sun, 11 Jul 2010 14:38:06 -0400, after what danny burstein <dannyb@panix.com> wrote, the Moderator added: > ***** Moderator's Note ***** > Repeat after me: 'I before E, except after Cee, or when sounded like > A, as in "Neighbor" and "Weigh".' Well, there are some further weird exceptions, n'est-ce pas? Cheers, -- tlvp -- Avant de repondre, jeter la poubelle, SVP
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 13:07:00 +0200 From: Gilles Ganault <nospam@nospam.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Are hybrids still used? Message-ID: <vptl36tocsafcks2kbish93dscism01ajh@4ax.com> On Sun, 11 Jul 2010 21:30:52 -0400, Eric Tappert <e.tappert.spamnot@worldnet.att.net> wrote: >Indeed hybrids are still used in all two wire circuits to separate the >two directions of transmission. In the phone the receiver gets the >signal from the line and the transmitter sends its signal down the >line. There is a fourth port for the balance network. Local loops >are usually two wire to control costs. Thanks guys for the infos.
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