[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: sysctl should disable ECN by default



On Fri, Sep 07, 2001 at 12:47:05PM +0200, T.Pospisek's MailLists wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, Alex Pennace wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 02:37:06PM +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, such bastardization of TCP/IP, while already rampant, has no place
> > on the Internet.
> 
> While at the same time not properly functioning IMAP clients, browsers
> that are unable to correctly interpret HTML, SMB Machines that spew
> broadcasts, RIP being propagated who knows where, routes flapping etc.
> etc. has a place? No - you are right we have to sweep the place with a
> steel broom. And whoever behaves not in exact accordance with an RFC
> will immediately be exterminated by the Debian Intifada.

Nazis.  Hitler.  Microsoft rules!

(Die thread die!)

-- 
Nathan Norman - Staff Engineer | A good plan today is better
Micromuse Ltd.                 | than a perfect plan tomorrow.
mailto:nnorman@micromuse.com   |   -- Patton

Attachment: pgpoFPOMQx2dc.pgp
Description: PGP signature


Reply to: