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Re: intent to package slirp



On Mon, Aug 03, 1998 at 01:02:26AM +0200, Roberto Lumbreras wrote:
> I intent to package slirp (if nobody objects, of course), a
> slip/ppp emulator over shell account.  It is dfsg-free, and this is
> the (proposed) description for the control file:
> 
> Section: net
> Priority: optional
> Description: SLIP/PPP emulator using a dial up shell account
>  Slirp is a TCP/IP emulator which turns an ordinary shell account
>  into a (C)SLIP/PPP account.  This allows shell users to use all the
>  funky Internet applications like Netscape, Mosaic, CUSeeMe, etc.

I'd add a comment that most ISPs really Do Not Like you using it because
they want to charge more or less based on shell and ppp connections, etc.

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