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On Tue, 17 May 2005 14:01:30 +0100, Paul Terry

I think that's why Europe is currently investing so much in Galileo.

As I recall someone telling me (and it could be wrong), Galileo will
be chargeable, not free-to-air.

I can't help but think this is incredibly shortsighted.

Well, I don't think the buses will actually stop working - its just that
we might not know when they are coming any more.

True - but I'd agree. There is no reason why a well-designed beacon
based system using short-range radio should not return reliable


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