we can do better then this, i always hated the name batman.... 
i remember someone asking me, whats the protocol you use, i replied batman
and they said, oh so your a joker huh..... i was like no seriously

SPAL2 or L2SPA   - Layer 2 stateless proactive adhoc

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 2:44 AM, Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch> wrote:
> Well, we safely can omit the last "p" to make it "span".
> span0 looks fine to me.  ;-)

That is not so bad. A quick google search for "span linux" found:


which appears to be a user space tool to draw message sequence
charts. Its a French university project. It would be polite to ask if
they mind having a linux kernel module with the same name, just in
case they claim some sort of trademark.

Are you suggesting a mass rename: In the kernel module sources batman
or batman-adv becomes span?

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