[aprssig] WIDEn-N question

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Nov 3 10:51:21 EST 2009

> His question was whether there was any 
> difference if you used WIDE1-1,WIDE3-1, 
> or WIDE1-1,WIDE4-1, etc. 

It is not recommended as it violates the receommendation and
common expectatios of everyone.  The WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 packet
takes two hops.  Thus, when it arrives as:


It all kinda makes sense.  Two hops were used.  But if he used
WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 which is a 3 hop path, it would arrive as:


And we see he three hops, and we see that the sum of the WIDE1*
and WIDE2* add up to 3.  It makes no sense to confuse everyone
by doing anything else.


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