At 12:48 AM +0800 2006-03-02, Robin L Darroch wrote:
I'm not sure we'd be able to get that reliably - especially since there doesn't seem to be any consistency in what the cards report even for the same cards in different modes (c.f. AE passive and AE active - totally different signal strengths for networks that are very much "in range").
I agree, that's going to be one hell of a challenge.
I'm all for a scientific measure *if* we can find one... but otherwise, I still think the unitless 1-100 locally auto-learned scale is the best bet.
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