Undefined terms overload

Larry Sheldon larrysheldon at cox.net
Tue Nov 11 04:46:00 UTC 2014


On 11/10/2014 22:23, Christopher Morrow wrote:

Thanks--I've received several useful offers of help.

>> What does "bikeshedding" mean here?
>
> en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkinson's_law_of_triviality

I'd forgotten the Parkinson's discussion and the term didn't stir 
anything up.  I have current experience with the concept.

>> And, what does "OOB" mean here--the decodes with which I am familiar do not
>
> 'out of band' - ideally: "Access the console of my equipment without
> having to use the network my equipment is supporting"

 From another helpful message I was able to connect to the old telephone 
term that had the same functional definition in a different physical 
implementation.

Thanks, all.
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