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Re: "encrypt tcp connections" hacks

On Mon, 6 Feb 1995, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> Remember, by the way, that PPP is far cheaper per customer than shell
> accounts, even though moronic providers right now don't make it look
> that way.

PPP/SLIP is currently not cheaper per customer - if you figure in the 
time your help desk staff put in over the first couple of weeks of a new 
customer coming on line.  Many people who have barely ever used a BBS are 
deciding they "need their internet connection" and going SLIP/PPP even 
where a shell account would do most of what they want.