Toby DiPasquale on 3 Apr 2008 05:58:27 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Linux on Iphone

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 12:11 AM, Claude M. Schrader
<> wrote:
> On 23:56 Wed 02 Apr     , Michael Leone wrote:
>  > > loading any code not installed through itunes, or VOIP over edge.
>  >
>  > Well, VOIP over edge would be taxing the edge bandwidth, right? Perhaps
>  > I'm misunderstanding why that would be a good thing. Edge networks have
>  > lesser bandwidth, and VOIP is bandwidth-intensive, no?
>  >
>  giving them the benefit of a doubt, VOIP isn't bandwidth intensive, but it
>  does involve lots (relatively) of tiny packets, which could overwhelm an
>  underpowered access point if enough people on it are using voip. It also
>  eats into your minute usage, and could cut down on precious overage fees,
>  of course.

When you buy an iPhone, you are made to get the unlimited data plan.
They are blocking VoIP over EDGE so that AT&T doesn't shit themselves.

Toby DiPasquale
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