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[liberationtech] Question about Open Mesh Project
rafik.dammak at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 16:33:26 PDT 2011
I think that Rebecca was referring to this project
2011/4/18 Charles N Wyble <charles at knownelement.com>
> On 04/17/2011 05:48 PM, Rebecca MacKinnon wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > Is anybody on this list involved with the Open Mesh Project?
> Can you provide a link to which project you are referring to?
> Unfortunately many mesh projects have similar names. :)
> I'm involved with the serval and villagetelco projects which are on the
> forefront of mesh networking without any centralized
> OpenMesh requires a dash board for setup. VillageTelco has a dashboard
> that can be run locally (and isn't require in any
> way, shape or form).
> I have used the OpenMesh system, as well as Meraki. They are very similar.
> > It got a lot of press and buzz after the Great Egyptian Blackout, but
> > it looks like their forum has been inactive for over a month.
> Yes. Mesh networking got a lot of attention at that point.
> Unfortunately it didn't seem to manifest into any real contributions to
> the various
> projects. Those of us who have been working on VillageTelco just kept
> right on trucking.
> > Just wondering whether it is still going forward and what folks on
> > this list who've been involved with mesh networking think of it.
> Check out the CommotionProject which was formed in direct response to
> the situation in Egypt.
> I feel they are moving in the right direction. Taking meshes from "early
> adopter" to "mission critical support system for activists on the
> ground". They are looking at OLSR which seems less popular then BATMAN.
> The two mesh camps seem to have a certain amount of bickering going on.
> It's unfortunate. BATMAN does have the lions share of attention though.
> Charles N Wyble charles at knownelement.com @charlesnw
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