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Re: t-dsl

On Wed, Aug 02, 2000 at 09:34:08AM -0600, Arthur H. Edwards wrote:
> I'm a bit confused. On a normal dial-up I have been using PPP and do
> have a static IP address. If ADSL is using PPP what about DSL prevents
> PPP from doing the same thing?

Dialup is point-to-point, hence the natural application of the
"Point-to-Point protocol".

DSL is a shared medium, and thus PPP has to be "hacked" to work.

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