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 +====== Distributed location service ======
 +A device that does not know its location (eg, is not a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPS_receiver|GPS receiver]]) could use location knowledge from its immediate, location-aware [[mesh network]] neighbours plus its knowledge of the nearby mesh topology and other data such as signal strength to deduce its own location.