Standard PABX problem - your average PABX doesn't pass lines that are
Australian phoneline equivalent out to its handsets. Generally if
you wish to connect an items designed for PSTN use, you need a data
Why UTS combines ISDN technology with such outdated limitations
is beyond me :-)
> (Telecom may actually install lines for us ... but it would probably costs
And we'd still need someone somewhere (properties?) to be convinced to
lend us cable space.
> Of course the down side of charging for access is you have to administer it,
> collect money etc. Opinions, comments, peanuts?
Hmm. It'd need some careful preparation, but the administration
involved shouldn't be too difficult and if it gets us modems on
a user-pays basis, why not? (Current treasurer comment on viability
of collecting said money? Ftoomsh admins perhaps agree that
maintaining appropriate access control is near trivial?)
> One would hope not, or at least if there were they are reasonable. Perhaps
> something like after some session time out (like 2 hours) you can't log on for
> the next 10 minutes to give other people a chance to grab your line.
Suggestion that everyone seems to miss when proposing such schemes -
only boot off the guy who's been on for 2 hours IF all of the modem
ports are in use.