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Re: IP over SONET considered harmful?
> I consider Windows 95 to be the least common denominator, > which has a default IP TTL of 32. Yes, 32. So that implies > that each NSP should decrement no less than 8 TTLs. That's broken. I quote from RFC 1340, dated July 1992: The current recommended default time to live (TTL) for the Internet Protocol (IP) [45,105] is 64. This does not change reality, of course, but it also does not make it less broken. - Håvard