Happy Messages are Free To Pass



  • I've never seen marketing for an algorithm before...

     

    http://www.spf4routing.com/ 



  • I love the happy and unhappy message figures :) 



  • Hmm, from the title I expected some kind of Chinglish or
    reverse-Babelfish-translation story... but this is pretty amusing
    too.  I definitely think those images with the stick figures need
    to be animated.  Also, I like the quote that the algorithm "runs
    faster than Dijkstra".  Come on, he's an old man, how fast can he
    possibly run?  (Actually, turns out he died a couple years ago, so I guess there's no question now.)



  • Seems like the algorithm's developer though he could patent it. Given they applied in 2002 and haven't updated the site since, I would maybe guess no such luck.

    I'd be interested to know what the algorithm IS though. The site doesn't say, I wouldn't be surprised if contacting gave no response, and does the US Patent Office keep copies of REJECTED patents?



  • Yeah I was wondering the same thing.  The funniest part about the whole thing is that I found the site from a context add in gmail, in the middle of some dorkversation about some algorithm or other.  So that dude is actually STILL paying for people to go to his outdated site...

     Oops
     


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