avg at ncube.com
Tue Jul 9 09:12:43 UTC 1996
Sorry, i was unclear. It should read "forwarding return packets
back to the original source".
In other words -- assume that forwards and backwards paths are
both crossing the same interface. That assumption is practically
always valid for tail circuits.
> That's once again a matter of defaults -- routers should _by
> default_ discard all packets from interfaces which they won't
> use for forwarding those packets back.
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