Subject: Re: wavelan pcmcia card vs. telnet
To: None <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/07/2000 16:01:39
> I ask because I've tried telnet over a Metricom wireless IP modem and it's 
> unusable because of the delay between pressing a key and seeing the
> result.  

For what it's worth, the wavelan and related 802.11 cards have
significantly higher bandwidth and significantly reduced latency.
downside is significantly shorter range.  802.11 is more like wireless
ethernet, while metricom is more like dialup analog modem.

						- Bill