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Re: sysctl should disable ECN by default

On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 02:37:28PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> writes:
> > Why should the default configuration be changed to account for the 
> > diminishing number of broken routers on the net?
> >From a technical behavior, throwing away packets with unknown protocol
> flags is perfectly acceptable in any case and even reasonable in some
> environments.

No it's not, you're violating RFC 793.

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