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Wireless community mesh networks are really cool stuff. The problem I think is that there seems to be very little cooperation between different networks. Many seem to run completely custom/unique software/hardware/protocols -combinations. Of course I realize that this is quite bleeding edge stuff, so some experimentation and exploration is necessary. But I just hope that some day (not too far in the future) the necessary hardware/software -combination to connect to such networks would be commodity and for that we need standardization.

edit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hoc_routing_protocol_list

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