Archives Aug. 13, 2004
Just seems insane to me that people can get patents on what are essentially just ideas. It should not be possible to patent "using a computer + network to do x", yet that's what's being done. It should not be possible to patent basic mathematics or algorithms, yet we allow it. And every time ...
The day's work was basically getting the hierarchy-discovery code moved into the ping-scanner framework. As a side effect, I've finally built a full-system simulator for the CMTS+Channels+modems... makes writing tests much easier, which in turn gives a better feel to the development process... a good day :) .
The actual mock CMTS + Modems ...!-->!-->