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mk  ·  3399 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A ridiculous phone app that I want

I like your solution 2 and this comment is sixty four characters

However, does that include the id of the sender as well?

The freeing aspect is that usefulness has been largely sacrificed upfront.





JakobVirgil  ·  3399 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Oh I was not clear 64 legal characters the 26 letters of the alphabet X 2 (upper and lower case) 0-9 and "?" , "." but maybe that is just a 6bit fantasy. during discovery bluetooth sends packets back and forth I think we just need to put the message and id in one of those packets. May need more research.

mk  ·  3399 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ah I see. I have zero experience here. It sounds clever. So basically the phones never go passed pinging each other?

JakobVirgil  ·  3399 days ago  ·  link  ·  

If I can get it to work

mk  ·  3399 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You know I was just thinking, the Chinese gov would hate this.

JakobVirgil  ·  3398 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I think ours might too. I need to find low level bluetooth stuff to make it work.

mk  ·  3398 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Then it's surely worthwhile.

JakobVirgil  ·  3398 days ago  ·  link  ·  

it is a strange skill set to have

mk  ·  3398 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Well matched for the times.

JakobVirgil  ·  3398 days ago  ·  link  ·  

hopefully This has not been my experience so far.

mk  ·  3398 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Hemingway.