Re: Bug#280675: ITP: l2tpns
On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 10:34:04PM +0000, Jonathan McDowell wrote:
> * Package name : l2tpns
> Version : 2.0.5
> Upstream Author : David Parrish and others <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * URL : http://l2tpns.sf.net/
> * License : GPL
> Description : L2TP LNS which does not require l2tpd, pppd or any kernel patches.
> L2TPNS is half of a complete L2TP implementation. It supports only
> the LNS side of the connection.
> L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) is designed to allow any layer 2 protocol
> (e.g. Ethernet, PPP) to be tunneled over an IP connection. L2TPNS implements
> PPP over L2TP only.
> Also supports ISP features like speed throttling, walled garden, usage
> accounting, and more.
Please stop following up to this ITP and telling me you don't understand
the description unless you have prior experience of L2TP in an ISP
environment. If you don't know what L2TP is or how an LNS fits into the
picture, then this package probably isn't for you. I don't believe any
of the terms used should be alien to the sort of person this package
will be of use to.
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