[Asterisk-Dev] [Asterisk-biz] company info - 911/PSAP servicesconference call

Steven critch at basesys.com
Fri Jun 3 09:37:43 MST 2005

On Fri, 2005-06-03 at 11:55 -0400, Paul wrote:
> alex at pilosoft.com wrote:
> >Repeat after me: It is not possible, to retrieve geographic location based
> >on IP address.
> >
> >-alex
> >  
> >
> Alex, I will make an exception and give you a free perpetual license:
> #!/bin/bash
> # What Magic?(tm) IP mapper - all rights reserved
> # Patent pending - call for license fee information
> # we have agressive lawyers - do you?
> echo IP $1 is located on planet earth

But that isn't always true. I understand there are routers orbiting
earth that have IP addresses. I'm not aware yet of any outside of orbit,
but that wouldn't be a far stretch, especially as IPv6 starts rolling
out and we don't have to justify address space anymore. So one of the
first patches would be

- echo IP $1 is located on planet earth
+ echo IP $1 is located near planet earth
Steven <critch at basesys.com>

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