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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.