Ignorant mass-media strikes again

Jon Zeeff jzeeff at verio.net
Wed Dec 9 23:03:47 UTC 1998

Is there equipment that, short of a fixed ip, tries to reassign the same
ip back to the same user?  Ie, puts the ip address in a fifo but pulls it
out early if it's the same user calling back.

> > I bet Ms. Thorton never heard that TCP can preserve idle connections
> > when dial-up link is down.  Yeah, dial-on-demand is such a hard thing
> > to do!
> Well, yes.  But if you're on a dynamic IP, good luck at getting the 
> answers to your packets when you call up and are assigned a new IP.

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