SA pigeon 'faster than broadband'

Jeff Kell jeff-kell at
Fri Sep 11 13:36:34 UTC 2009

William Allen Simpson wrote:
> Update needed for RFC 1149 (1 April 1990),
> A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriers 

Truly practical with today's storage media... if the Wiki story is
correct, it was a 4Gb memory stick
( under "Usage Examples"). There
was the old "Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full
of tapes hurtling down the highway. —Tanenbaum, Andrew S." but then a
pigeon would have trouble hauling 9-track tapes :-)


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