pau at dabax.net
Fri Dec 16 16:25:24 CET 2016
Just a correction for my last mail: sed s/OLSR/OSPF/g
On 16/12/16 16:23, Pau wrote:
> IMO there is not a single definition for mesh network. It depends on the
> context. For my understanding the definition from libremesh.org is quite
> correct in our context "Mesh networks are such networks where all
> participants (nodes) are able to route traffic from other participants".
> So all nodes are able to route. Thus IMO when we talk about mesh network
> we talk about layer 3 (or layer2 in case of Bat-adv), but not layer 1.
> Guifi.net is not a mesh network (or at least we do not define it as a
> mesh network), but a community network using mainly BGP/OLSR following a
> star topology. So there are SuperNodes (which are able to route) and
> standard nodes connected to some SuperNode (nodes not able to route
> packets from the main network). However inside Guifi.net there are some
> mesh clouds which are actually small mesh networks where all
> participants are able to route using some dynamic routing protocol.
> Regarding the image, I don't get your point Willi. You can understand
> the libremesh.org graphic as a small piece of the Wikipedia graphic you
> attached. In any case it is just a cosmetic thing, the image is not
> trying to explain anything technical. You should go to "How it works" to
> get more into detail.
> On 16/12/16 08:38, Paul Gardner-Stephen wrote:
>> For better or for worse, "mesh network" and "ad-hoc network" have become
>> almost synonyms, even though a mesh network correctly requires that every
>> node is connected to every other node. The colloquial and common usage of
>> a mesh network in most cases includes ad-hoc networks, where connectivity
>> does not exist between every possible pair of nodes.
>> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 6:15 AM, willi uebelherr <willi.uebelherr at riseup.net
>>> Dear Gui and all,
>>> i want to start to understand the inner architecture and methodology from
>>> But immediatly i see it on the first page. The grafic of "MeshNetworks" (
>>> http://libremesh.org/). If you compare it with the grafic "4: Technik" in
>>> https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freies_Funknetz (in the english version
>>> this grafic don't exist), you can see the difference.
>>> Your grafic shows not a Mesh(Network). That are connected nodes, yes, but
>>> not a mesh. Maybe, you think, it is not so important. But, if we have not a
>>> clear understanding of a Mesh, what that is, how we can create a mesh of
>>> connected nodes?
>>> many greetings, willi
>>> Asuncion, Paraguay
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