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Re: MTU of the Internet?

  • From: Perry E. Metzger
  • Date: Thu Feb 05 17:42:25 1998

Phil Howard writes:
> I agree MTU needs to be flexible.  But in a protocol where MTU discovery
> is based on ICMP, and where filters are often implemented for ICMP without
> detailing, then I think DF is just as uncivilized as other bad behaviour.

The great thing about the internet is that almost anyone can pretend
to understand it.