[linux] The Beginnings of a Wiki, Get a Free Book, Registration
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peidran at u.washington.edu
Thu Sep 25 14:16:05 PDT 2003
Wiki Wiki is web technology, not wireless. Do check out the link Richard
posted. Wikis are Good Things(tm).
On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 01:03:04PM -0700, Doug McLean wrote:
> Hm.. couldn't they have come up with some more stodgy, like 100BaseWifi,
> or FWifi or 802.3z Wifi (I am just making this stuff up...I am sure I am
> getting all the terms wrong)?
> Back in my days, we only had 10BaseT and 100BaseTX and Dial-up, and
> that's we liked it! We had to physically connect our computers to the
> Intranet using string, two cups, and some copper wire (which we had to
> twist ourselves by the way) all the while standing in a foot of snow.
> But them's the good ol' days.... *sigh*
> Lawrence Lin wrote:
> >On Thu, 25 Sep 2003, Doug McLean wrote:
> >>Um..I have a dumb question. What does WiKi stand for? I know WiFi, but
> >""Wiki wiki" means "fast" in the Hawaiian language"
> >: http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki
> Doug McLean
> Department of Microbiology
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