[GLLUG] IPv6 addresses

Iain M Conochie iain at shihad.org
Thu Sep 2 11:34:16 UTC 2021

> Back in the days of dial-up, providing a fixed IP address was quite
>> hard problem to solve, given that each time you dialled in you
> almost 
> certainly came in on a different modem/port.  Most ISPs simply
> assigned 
> an IP address to each port and thus that's what you got.  Demon went
> to 
> a lot of trouble to switch the routing around for each customer and
> thus 
> give you a static address.

I had a colleague in the early 00's who worked at Demon in the late
90's, who said they called it BURP - Bloody Useless Routing Protocol!



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