Re: Oh look at the spectacular lightning!
- From: TimC <tconnors@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 15:03:12 GMT
On 2006-07-26, Paul Martin (aka Bruce)
was almost, but not quite, entirely unlike tea:
In article <ea7oo8$fef$1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Peter Corlett wrote:
Anthony de Boer - USEnet <abuse@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Peter Corlett posted thus:
This is, after all, the telco whose employees often don't understand thatY'know, there's probably a market for SDSL modems with dialtone simulator.
copper can be used for other than voice, and so if you don't get dialtone
when clipping on the beige box, it's thus available for reuse.
That'll just encourage the buggers to stick a DACS on instead.
I heard that BBC 4-wire circuits used to have 1kHz or Radio 2 put on
them when not in active use to prevent GPO engineers thinking that the
pair was unused.
Why didn't they just go for 50Hz? 2.5kV would probably do, without
breaking down the insulation?
Oooh, Look! Shiny New Thing! -- TimC