The IIA Webmasters Shoptalk pretty much deals with all this and more ...
At 14:03 08/11/99 +0000, you wrote:
>>Recently I've seen quite a bit of traffic about various topics relating to
>a user's view of the internet, such as:
>> * what various ISPs and telco/cable companies have in the pipe
> regarding the next connection mechanism, be it ISDN, cablemodems, or the
> fabled ADSL, or new deals on offer;
>> * pricings, tariffs, and restrictions of those deals;
>> * connection details for non-Windows users (does it use PAP/CHAP?
>> * technical details and limitations on use of those technologies (does
> the second ISDN B channel work with a "home user" deal, etc?)
>>It strikes me that quite a few of these topics are off-topic for the list
>they came in on, but would be quite on-topic if we were to create a new
>list for that purpose. Also I (for one) would welcome a forum to bitch
>about how slow Eircom are with their ADSL plans. ;)
>>So how's about it? I can set up a list @jmason.org no problem, I'm just
>wondering if there'd be interest. It'd be a free-for-all unmoderated
>jobbie, and I'm thinking something boring like <iiu-list at jmason.org> (the
>"-list" part is mandatory at my web hosting place).
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