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SubjectRe: "Mother" == "computer-illiterate"
On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 06:15:39PM -0800, jdow wrote:
> From: "Chris Adams" <>
> > Once upon a time, Alan Cox <> said:
> > >and of course Sally Floyd, and even Hedy Lamarr (bonus points for those
> > >who know what her networking related patent is on)
> >
> > That's HEDLEY! Oh, but he doesn't have any patents.
> No, it's Hedy Lamarr and she invented frequency hopping spread spectrum
> with George Anthiel. I worked on one of the first practical implementations
> of the concept back in the early 70s. Somehow it seems appropriate.

Chris was making a joke which you won't get unless you watch "Blazing
Saddles" (something I've never gotten around to myself). Hedley
Lamarr was a character in the movie who, indeed, doesn't have any

Neat to hear you got to work on such an interesting project!

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