in town 28-30 nov - emergency meetup?

Peter Corlett abuse at
Fri Nov 21 12:38:25 GMT 2014

On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 11:59:53AM +0000, Dave Cross wrote:
> Quoting Peter Corlett <abuse at>:
>> Because almost nowhere offers it, and of those that do, it's
>> usually beneath contempt.  3G actually works in the UK, and wiped
>> out the nascent wifi industry years ago.

> I can't remember the last time I went into a pub that didn't have wifi.
> Of course, the quality of the service often leaves much to be desired.

Well, we can certainly get philosophical about where "wifi" sits on the line
between "broadcasts a SSID" and "is backed by a reliable Internet connection",
but I think it's still fair to say that public wifi is "usually beneath

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