[wsfii-discuss] guifi.net project in India
wlan at mac.com
Tue Oct 28 06:15:44 GMT 2008
Could you tell me more about the 'platform'?
I took a look at the SVN repository. To me, it looks like something
similar to OrangeMesh (which similar to the system Open-mesh.com runs),
except yours is for Drupal.
I read that the platform includes IP provisioning. Is that to provision
IPs to the routers or to the users?
If you haven't seen them already, you might be interested in the
following open-source resources for captive portal and RADIUS based
access provisioning and accounting:
On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 22:33 +0100, Ramon Roca wrote:
> Hi all,
> As some of you already know, at guifi.net we are looking to enable our
> platform to be able to support other geographies and languages but
> reusing the same technology and platform we have developed for the last
> years. We've done a hard jof for this during the last months, and still
> some to complete, however we feel that we are getting somewhat ready.
> After that, we've been looking for international project to run PoC to
> see if this concept of deployment by using self-provisioning oriented to
> end users is replicable.
> We're pleased to confirm that we are going to start a project to start
> an open network in Bangalore/India in cooperation with some NGO's.
> See more details on this at:
> I know that some of you are from India. Note that we might need
> cooperation from local people as soon as we advance on the project, i.e.
> for logistics or getting involved with local communities. Please feel
> free to get involved if someone interested, start posting at our renewed
> website in english, tell us, etc etc... We are in the hope that by this
> we can empower other local initiatives in the area as we did in Catalonia.
> We plan also to launch an english mailing list very soon, and change the
> server and its location to get better performance to the internet.
> We're in the hope to launch soon another project for the Sahara refugee
> camps in Africa, with the help of some of the freifunk people, and also
> open to cooperate with existing communities the world interested in
> embracing and enhancing the platform.
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