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September 30, 2003

TechTip: TCP via Bongo?

Talk about geekiness (is that a word?), check out this class project to implement the lower levels of the OSI protocol on Bongo Drums (Link via Jim O'Halloran). There is a note about the whole thing being slow but what else would you expect from an OSI protocol. I seem to remember going to sleep many times over some OSI standard which was discussing what it meant when you said "discussing" and rabbiting on about the listener and the speaker and the meaning and the .....

Anyway, check out the bongo drums and keep it in might next time you feel like banking the desk with a ruler .... "No Dear, I was not trying to annoy you, I was communicating with the internet via TCP over Bongo packets...."

Posted by Ozguru at September 30, 2003 06:00 AM