The Telecom Digest for January 25, 2011
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Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 07:48:05 -0800 (PST)
From: Lisa or Jeff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: TV show communications "Modern Family"
The NYT has a story on this TV show in which cell phones and other
gadgets play a big part of the storyline (their use and mis-use in
communications between people). Also talks how writers adapted cell
phones for inter-character communication in new ways. Interesting
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 11:17:52 -0800
From: Richard <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Sounds like ...
On Sun, 23 Jan 2011 18:12:12 -0500, "Bob Goudreau"
>Joseph Singer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Unfortunately many people must have been dosing [sic] off in school when
>> it was explained to them that even though several words may sound alike
>> they do have distinctive different meanings among them such as to/too,
>> your/you're, there, their, they're.
>Depends on what substance they were being "dosed" with, I guess. :-)
>But I suppose dozing might also explain it.
>***** Moderator's Note *****
>Perhaps Mr. Singer was making a joke about schpeel chequers?
Or maybe he meant "dosing", as in taking a dose of a narcotic.
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:11:09 -0500
From: tlvp <tPlOvUpBErLeLsEs@hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: What did the USPTO really say about unlocking cell
On Sun, 23 Jan 2011 21:31:00 -0500, Joseph Singer <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've had VoiceStream/T-Mobile service now for over 10-1/2 years and
> have gotten many unlock codes from them and never had a problem with
> them initiating getting the unlock code for me. I didn't even have
> to lie that I was going to Canada or Iran. All I needed to do was
> tell them the manufacturer, the model and the IMEI and they put the
> request of the code and I received it usually in 24 hours or
> less. ...
In that regard, it's interesting to note that, while T-Mobile chooses
to communicate the SUK and unlocking procedure by email, usually
within one business day (Joseph's experiences mirror my own), at&t ws
seems to prefer looking up the SUK and reading it off to you right
when you ask, along with giving you the step-by-step for the unlock
procedure, so as to be sure it worked correctly.
And, as Joseph pointed out, it's *imperative* to ...
> ... make sure that they knew I was requesting the subsidy unlock
> code and not the PUK (phone unlock key) code from entering the SIM
> PIN too many times incorrectly.
Cheers, -- tlvp
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