Re: nobody is running find at too high a priority
>George Bonser writes:
>> Ok, then why not adopt some default standard (Say PAP like windows does)
>> that you MAY CHANGE but for newbies, asks them what the phone number is,
>> what their password is and username and then sets the darned thing up to
>> act like Win95 does on a PPP login so that any ISP that supports Windows
>> DUN by default...
>I also still think that the install script should offer "Dial up
>an ISP and use dynamic IP" as a separate menu item. Selecting this would
>bring up a menu in which "Would you like to set PPP up like Win95 DUN"
>would be one of the choices.
No, you're assuming that "a user" knows what dynamic IP is. They should
be separate entries at top-level.
>> ...this is about 100% of US providers...
>There are still plenty of ISP's out here using screwball arrangements.
Well, even if only 50% of ISP's are Win'95-oriented this will still
make ppp config easier for 50% of new users -- and that's about 50%
better then what we have now.
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