From: Wesley Darlington (wesley at domain yelsew.com)
Date: Wed 11 Sep 2002 - 11:18:32 IST
On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 11:12:11AM +0100, Paul Kelly wrote:
> kevin lyda wrote:
> >why do they (they meaning any of the adsl/cable providers) use pppoe
> >anyway? it's always seemed like an odd concept since ppp was created
> >for serial lines, not ethernet.
> PPP is handy because it gives the ISP username/password control and like
> DHCP it provides the client with the correct default route and DNS
> address information.
Oh, and telco people like to  think in terms of point-to-point links...
 Some would say "can only".
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