Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Tue Feb 1 14:32:43 CST 2011

On 1 feb 2011, at 21:03, Dave Israel wrote:

> People want to engineer their networks they way they want to.  Let them.  If their way is stupid, then they'll have the stupidly engineered network they wanted.

The problem is that their stupidity impacts ME. If I want to talk to Microsoft from behind a < 1500 byte MTU link: too bad, not going to happen. They stupidly send packets with DF=1 but filter incoming packet too big messages.

So I'm all in favor of the IETF blocking stupidity whenever possible.

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