CoolIP index Most recent edit: Monday January 07, 2013
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Perforated Ribbon-Wings flown from Sprockets
Ribbon wings are cheap and simple, with many known instances in AWES
design. A basic improvement in handling ribbon wings is to perforate the
leading and trailing edges with sprocket holes, so as to better handle
them mechanically, just as perforated motion-picture film is processed by
sprocketed rollers in cameras or projectors. We have long considered
rollers to handle ribbon wings, and adding sprockets is just a next
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so now we are integrated with the latest standard cooperative IP model, but "coolIP" remains a nice shorthand.