Re: [Pppext] Future of the PPP WG

Jacni Qin <jacniq@gmail.com> Tue, 13 September 2011 03:52 UTC

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From: Jacni Qin <jacniq@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [Pppext] Future of the PPP WG
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hi,

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 3:13 PM, Glen Zorn <glenzorn@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9/10/2011 4:33 PM, Mark Townsley wrote:
>
> >
> > On Sep 10, 2011, at 7:44 AM, Bernard Aboba wrote:
> >
> >>  > If the purpose of such a meeting is to talk about rechartering, I see
> >> > no evidence that such time would be well spent.
> >>
> >> [BA] +1
> >>
> >> After such a long hiatus, I do not think it is wise to attempt to
> >> re-activate this WG.
> >>
> >> However, I might consider attending a "PPP Reunion Night" where we
> >> play music from the 90s, and reminisce about dialup modems.
> >
> > Now *that* sounds like a good use of time of which I would happily
> > attend :-)
> >
> > In addition to the 90s music, I think this would have to be our theme
> > song...
> >
> > http://www.freesound.org/people/Jlew/sounds/16475/
>
> Well, this is all good fun, in a US/Euro-centric kind of way, but it
> would be good to remember that in a very large part of the world our
> "theme song" is a still a vital part of the Internet & is likely to
> remain so for a considerable period of time.  This email will make the
> first hop of its journey over (the much maligned) PPPoE, for example;
> not everybody lives in advanced countries such as S. Korea (the
> connectivity of which should make both the French and Americans hang
> their heads in shame).  In short, PPP is far from obsolete.
>
>
+1


Cheers,
Jacni


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