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Subject: Re: IP-tel
From: John Angelmo <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Network management discussion for Nordic region <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 24 Jan 2003 10:53:02 +0100
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Patrik Fältström wrote:
> On fredag, jan 24, 2003, at 10:44 Europe/Stockholm, John Angelmo wrote:
>
>> But hey PPPoE sucks anyway ;)
>
>
> No, it doesn't.
>
> It is, like many technologies, perfect for certain environments. I can
> for example see local networks give access to different internets
> connecting to the Internet via PPPoE.
>
> Of course, one can use on IP layer one of the other authentication
> mechanisms as well.
>
> It all depends on context my dear Watson.
>

Yes you are right, I know that Telia thinks about using PPPoE for there
costumers, there are MANY advantages over the current Weblogin model.
But there are also disadvantages:
Lower MTU
No Multicast (for streaming within TeliaNet)

/John

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