Re: [Pppext] Future of the PPP WG

William Allen Simpson <william.allen.simpson@gmail.com> Mon, 12 September 2011 15:03 UTC

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On 9/12/11 10:17 AM, Ignacio Goyret wrote:
> Actually, a *lot* of people still use dialup modems and in most cases,
> they don't even notice. One simple example: many point-of-sale devices
> (pretty much everywhere on the planet, including the US) do a quick
> V.21/V.22/V.23 dialup call to authorize a credit or debit card charge.
>
> And guess what: pretty much all of them use good, ol' PPP.
>
Let us not forget PPP over SONET/SDH is taking this traffic across the
pond(s)....