For the most part a wonderful article. It should be mandatory reading for the people who design these bloody modems. It never ceases to amaze me how we engineers can make a simple thing, such as sending a data stream over a wireless connection so unnecessarily complex.
But he lost me at the end when he said:
> But thats why NetworkManager rocks; we pony up the cash to make sure our shit works.
He must be living in some parallel universe. I have _never_ had the good fortune to see NetworkManager work as it supposed to.