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Speech synthesis, the production of intelligible speech from computer data, is no longer a novelty. Text-to-speech products with unlimted vocabulary are available. Soon, these products will be incorporated into telephone based inquiry systems that will give users access to data-bases from any phone. These systems would enable ordinary telephone sets to function as limited computer terminals. To accomplish this, in addition to the ability of sending information to the user in the form of computer generated speech, the system should be capable of accepting the data transmitted by the telephone (entries on the keypad of a Touch-Tone telephone set).

The aim of this project has been to study possible approaches leading to implementation of a system that would enable a computer to fully use an ordinary telephone set. The six major functions associated with using the phone are:

  1. Picking-up the receiver
  2. Dialing a number
  3. Talking (transmitting information)
  4. Listening (receiving information)
  5. Hanging-up
  6. Recognizing the ring.

Lifting and replacing the receiver is accomplished by using a solenoid that mechanically controls the cradle switch. Dialing is implemented by generating DTMF signals on the voice channel. A Votrax SC-01 phoneme synthesizer enables the system to talk. A MSD 3201 CMOS DTMF decoder/receiver can provide the ability to accept information (listen). Ring recognition may be accomplished through the use of a sound switch.

By using the above mentioned functions, a computer could allow for the use of an ordinary telephone set as a limited terminal. Although not in the form of a %G�%@nal product and totaly operational, the outcome of this project demonstrates the feasability and the practicality of implementing means of interaction between a computer and an ordinary telephone set.

[PLPC-120005]. Mohsen BANAN. Domain Notation is Backwards Another Unnoticed Engineering Mis-Design . Free Protocols Foundation, September 2007. PLPC/PLPC.
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Domain Notation used throught Internet is backwards. This is another example of an noticed engineering mis-design.

[PLPC-120021]. Mohsen BANAN. Internetwork Mobility -- The CDPD Approach .   December 2007. PLPC/PLPC.
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This book was originally published by Prentice Hall. Got the copyrights back and republsihed here.

[PLPC-120022]. Mohsen BANAN. Internet E-Mail Services Prepared For the Electronic Mail Association (EMA) PRMD Operators's Committee .   September 1993. PLPC/PLPC.
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This is a white paper that was prepared for the Electronic Mail Association (EMA) PRMD Operators' Committee in 1993. At the time, Internet Email was regarded as somewhat fringe and EMA was mostly on the X.400 band wagon. In this paper, the author -- Mohsen Banan -- subtly makes the case for Internet Email and away from X.400.

[PLPC-120023]. Mohsen BANAN. Externally Defined Body Parts (Body Part 15): Issues and Recommendations Prepared for the Electronic Mail Association (EMA) PRMD Operators' Committee.   April 1993. PLPC/PLPC.
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This is a white paper that was prepared for the Electronic Mail Association (EMA) PRMD Operators' Committee in 1993. The paper deals with problems and risks associated with email attachments. While primarily in X.400 context, the relevance to Internet Mail MIME attachments are also discussed. The abstract topics of this paper have become very real as Email viruses and warms became part of the email experience. Many of our recommendations of 1993, remain valid even more than 10 years later.

[PLPC-120026]. Mohsen BANAN. Complaints Against The IESG and The RFC-Editor About Publication of RFC-2188 (ESRO).   November 1998. PLPC/PLPC.
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This is a complaint against the IESG and the RFC-Editor about publication of RFC-2188 (Efficient Short Remote Operations - ESRO) as an Informational RFC.

[PLPC-120033]. Mohsen BANAN, Andrew Hammoude. The Nature of Poly-Existentials: Basis for Abolishment of The Western Intellectual Property Rights Regime.   March 2012. PLPC/PLPC.
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The nature of poly-existentials as the basis for abolishment of the Western intellectual property rights regime.
[PLPC-120035]. Mohsen BANAN. تعريف نرم افزار حلال و تعريف خدمات اينترنتى حلال . Free Protocols Foundation, July 2013. PLPC/PLPC.
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حلال و حرام براى نرم افزار.
[PLPC-120036]. Mohsen BANAN. Persian Input Methods For Emacs And More Broadly Speaking شیوه‌هایِ درج به فارسی‌. Free Protocols Foundation, September 2012. PLPC/PLPC.
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This document facilitates writing in Persian with Emacs. Emacs is the ultimate multilingual customizable editor centered user environment. Emacs is the base for By*'s choice of user environment in the Halaal/Convivial quadrant. Multiple Persian input methods are part of the emacs distribution. This document provides complete information for these input methods.

Emacs comes with two built-in Persian input methods:

A Persian keyboard based on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s ISIRI-9147 specification.
An intuitive transliteration keyboard for Farsi.

The ISIRI-9147 Persian keyboard is not well suited to Iranian expatriates living in the West. Persian-speaking expatriates are usually already completely familiar and accustomed to the standard qwerty keyboard, and they don’t want to have to learn and adapt to ISIRI-9147. Rather, they expect software to adapt to them.

This is what “Banan Multi-Character (Reverse) Transliteration Persian Input Method” – accomplishes.

Consider that we want to write:

حالا، با نرم افزار حلال میتوانیم به فارسی سالم بنویسیم.

Note that we are not writing in pinglish. Ignore the vowels and think of the Persian writing above letter-by-letter.
Now type:

Hala, ba nrm afzar Hlal mitvanim bh farsi salm bnvisim.

It is as simple as that.

Full conformance to ISIRI-6219 is demonstrated by use of the character mapping tables enumerated in ISIRI-6219.

Based on this effort, various suggestions for improving ISIRI-9147 and ISIRI-6219 are included in this document.

Emacs comes with a rich mail reader, a personal planner, an address book, a calendar, spell checkers for English and Persian, multi-lingual dictionary interfaces and many other tools and packages; all integrated together. Because Emacs supports Persian, all these tools and packages also support Persian.

Most Iranians today use Microsoft Windows products such as MS Word and MS PowerPoint in the Haraam/Industrial quadrant. Microsoft Windows is closed, proprietary software made by an American corporation.

Our goal is to enable and encourage the transition of Iranians from the proprietary Microsoft Windows products in the Haraam/Industrial quadrant, to the far superior Emacs in the Halaal/Convivial quadrant.

This document provides enough information to enable anyone to obtain Emacs and begin using it as her/his Persian user environment.

[PLPC-120037]. Mohsen BANAN. Introducing Convivial Into Globish . Free Protocols Foundation, July 2011. PLPC/PLPC.
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In this paper we introduce the concept of "Convivial" into Globish. We this based on the Ivan Ilich's "Tools For Conviviality".
[PLPC-120039]. Mohsen BANAN. Introducing Halaal and Haraam into Globish Based on Moral Philosophy of Abstract Halaal معرفیِ حلال و حرام به بقیه‌یِ دنیا. Free Protocols Foundation, June 2013. PLPC/PLPC.
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In this document we properly introduce into Globish the concepts of Abstract Halaal and Abstract Haraam.

In the domain of morality, ethics and philosophy, English is extremely weak. Fundamental concepts from other cultures such as Halaal and Haraam are entirely absent from English. And previous attempts to translate these terms into English have been miserable failures. This is because these are complex concepts that do not exist within the value system of the Americans and British.

Most broadly speaking, the word halaal حلال is a facility for expressing general moral sensibilities which map to ``right.'' The word haraam حرام is a facility for expressing general moral sensibilities which map to ``wrong.''

We build the above formulation based on a framework for moral philosophy in the abstract that is presented in this document.

Our primary purpose in doing so is to use these terms in the context of ``halaal software'' and ``halaal Internet services.''

[PLPC-120042]. Mohsen BANAN. The For-Profit and Non-Proprietary Quadrant . Free Protocols Foundation, July 2011. PLPC/PLPC.
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In this paper we introduce concepts needed to encourage more businesses to transition into the For-Profit and Non-Proprietary Quadrant.
[PLPC-120047]. Mohsen BANAN. Introducing Libre Into Globish .   May 2013. PLPC/PLPC.
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Introducing Libre Into Globish.
[Repub-120004]. Donald N. Wilber. CIA OVERTHROW OF PREMIER MOSSADEQ OF IRAN CIA CLANDESTINE SERVICE HISTORY November 1952-August 1953.   . repub/Repub.
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I dedicate this restoration effort to all tax payers to the American federal government who recognize that by being a financier of such atrocities, they have blood on their hand and who are doing something about preventing such atrocities in future.

[Repub-120024]. Jalal Al-e-Ahmad. Gharbzadegi -- غرب زدگى .   . repub/Repub.
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By the time of the Iranian revolution in 1978 there was recognition and consensus of many of the thoughts that first appeared in جلال آل‌احمد 's غرب زدگى published and subsequently sensored in 1964.

This book played a significant role on the path that has brought Iran to where it is today. It remains necessary that it be read widely and that it be readily available to anyone who wishes to read it.

In 2008 I attempted to locate an Internet published copy of the book. I found it at:

That publication however does not accommodate cover to cover reading as a book. I took that text and formatted it more like a traditional book and am web publishing it in PDF and Postscript formats.

Here it is.

[NOTYET: Make the case for importance of web publication. And that a sequel is needed.]

[Repub-120025]. Akio Morita and Shintaro Ishihara. The Japan that Can Say No .   January 1990. repub/Repub.
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This is a translation of a best-selling Japanese book called "The Japan That Can Say No." If you read no further in this introductory note, please at least read this: the group that has typed in and posted this translation wishes to secure for it the widest possible distribution. Please mail [this document] either in print or electronically, to colleagues, newspaper editors, members of the national and local government, academics, radio talk-show hosts, friends, and family; hand them out at work; leave piles of them by the coffee machine. Note that the book is rather short, and so can be conveniently Xerox-copied.

[Repub-120026]. Mohsen BANAN. iran mossadeq 1951TimesManOfTheYear .   November 2008. repub/Repub.
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[Repub-120027]. Mohsen BANAN. iran mossadeq britishDocs .   November 2008. repub/Repub.
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[Repub-120028]. Farhang Tahmasebi فرهنگ طهماسبي. Iran's Theological Research on Intellectual Property Rights پژوهشي فقهي در باب مالكيت فكري و معنوي .   July 2013. repub/Repub.
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The original publication point of this document is:

It was reprocessed with Farsi LaTeX and is now available in PDF, PS and HTML formats below. This re-publication makes reading of the document easier with the intent of making its readership wider.

[DRAFT-120006]. Mohsen BANAN. Mis-Design of The Metric System Another Unnoticed Engineering Error .   September 2007. draft/DRAFT.
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This article explains the flaws in the design of the metric system and provides a rationale for why it has not been universally adopted.

[DRAFT-120016]. Mohsen BANAN. My Take on the 4 Stages of Life and Where Am I .   September 2007. draft/DRAFT.
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Many cultures split life into 4 stages. With various variations these 4 stages are often labeled as:

  • 1- Student Stage -- 0-25 years old -- When we focus on Learing
  • 2- Worker Stage -- 25-45 years old -- When we are providers
  • 3- Stateman Stage -- 45-65 years old -- When we focus on giving back to the society (activism)
  • 4- Wiseman Stage -- 65--death -- When we give advice and mentor
  • My take on these 4 stages is that activism is a way of life, not a stage of life.

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