[squid-users] Squid in Air Planes WiFi system, how should it be used?

Bruno de Paula Larini bruno.larini at riosoft.com.br
Thu Jun 23 17:16:49 UTC 2016

Em 23/06/2016 10:22, Eliezer Croitoru escreveu:
> Since Internet is starting to flow into the "Flying ships" industry I
> started to wonder what are the limits?
> In the air the network connections are very low quality despite to the fact
> that they can transfer lots of data.
> So the OS will probably handle all the lower network issues and will leave
> to the proxy software all the fun stuff.
> The basic services on a Flying WiFi network would be:
> -	FW + NAT
> -	DNS proxy + local
> -	DHCP
> -	Authorization and Authentication services(Radius, token based\OTP),
> I don't expect any form of AD or LDAP based.
> -	Internet Service Payments portal (maybe can be used as an
> alternative or extension to pre-paid tickets)
> -	VOD
> -	Digital Book Shelf
> -	VOIP services
> -	And probably couple other services which many require
> Then I asked myself: What squid can offer for this system? Where squid can
> be plugged inside this list of services?
> >From where is see it, the proxy can take over the application stack from the
> client to the server.
> Since the OS will be designed to handle the network level issue(both fabric
> and protocol) it will simplify for the clients the need to overcome network
> level issues.
> The clients will need to just be clients using  WiFi(leaving aside the
> 700KMPH radio\physics layer).
> The flight will be much nicer from the technology perspective of it.
> I do however think that one of the main issues with so many technological
> "comforts" would be the human to human in-flight relationship.
> Two examples to special scenarios I know from the Anime world are:
> -	Accel World
> -	Ghost In The Shell
> Which gives an image of a world which humans are bypassing the real world
> for the favor of a Virtual world.
> What do you think?
> Eliezer
> Links:
> -	http://myanimelist.net/anime/11759/Accel_World
> -	http://myanimelist.net/anime/43/Ghost_in_the_Shell
I'm sorry to post unrelated comments on the list but... How high are 
you? Pun intended.
It is something I'm missing?

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