[LMB] OT: Future spam
rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Mon May 10 01:46:06 BST 2021
It means data being transmitted in a alternate data stream. Wikipedia's
explanation is better then mine though. It probably refers to Vernor
Vinge's FTL internet connections among the civilizations that was outside
of the FTL barrier in his book "A fire Upon the Deep". I don't know if you
read it but I highly recommend it.
On Sun, May 9, 2021, 6:58 PM Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:
> Fred said:
> > I loved the name of the ship where a large portion of that story took
> > place: "Out of band". Only networking geeks will understand it without an
> > explanation.
> I'm not a networking geek. Can you explain?
> Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
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