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Username: dchemko
Date/Time: Fri, August 11, 2000 at 7:44 PM GMT (Fri, August 11, 2000 at 12:44 AM PDT)
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Subject: IC. IC.


Ok, well after a little effort, I do know what you are talking about. A dynamic IP address(, but a static host name(

Well, since IP addresses are already being used in a dynamic way, that would work fine as usual. Now, what I see as your proposal, is to have a static hostname which will point to a different IP every time a user logs in.

This solution is customer oriented, because it does absolutely nothing to the IP base, which is the issue.

As for the hostnames, keeping a static hostname per user would be a hell of a mess for every ISP to handle. If you want a static hostname, there are non-profit services like which will host a static hostname for a dynamically connected machine.

ISP's hate this. They see static hosts or IP's as a way for users to host services of of their computers, which is usually banned according to their usage policies.


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