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Re: MTU of the Internet?

  • From: Henry Linneweh
  • Date: Fri Feb 06 21:05:45 1998

My only response on this issue with its great response is, this in only
another way for microsoft to entrench itself to gain control of the
entire network with its products and power trip savvy!

Henry R. Linneweh

Joe Provo - Network Architect wrote:

> [email protected] wrote:
> > This thread has drifted all over the place and the only conclusions I can
> > see are:
> >
> > The core infrastructure MTU is >= 1500
> > People are telling clients to set their Win95 MTU to 576
> > PMTU is randomly broken by clueless filtering
> > Some dial-access devices are buffer limited
> > A small MTU (53 byte?) would increase perceived response at the expense of
> > performance
> >
> You missed:
>   HTTP is a painful protocol.
>
> jzp



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