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Date:	Tue, 22 Apr 2008 21:06:12 +0200
From:	Krzysztof Halasa <>
To:	James Chapman <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] Re: WAN: new PPP code for generic HDLC

James Chapman <> writes:

> Generic ppp isn't specialized at all, and it isn't limited to async
> serial devices. PPPoE, PPPoATM and L2TP use it.

Perhaps I should write "dial-up" and other non-fixed connections.

It's complex, I think kernel interface to generic HDLC would mean more
code than PPP implementation required for fixed lines.
Additional requirement - userspace daemon with additional plugin - may
not be the best thing for fixed lines either.

That would break backward compatibility, too.

Personally I think it could be acceptable but it's not for me to
Krzysztof Halasa
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