Too bigs are sacred, was: Re: IPv6 addressing for core network

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Thu Feb 10 09:42:48 CST 2011

On Thu, 10 Feb 2011 12:15:52 GMT, David Freedman said:
> these people are doing this by design, I think thats the point I'm
> trying to get across, if you will never need to process TOOBIG in your
> design, there is no need to accept it.

And how many networks break PMTUD because their design says they never need to
deal with ICMP so there's no need to accept it, or break DNS because TCP/53 is only
used for zone transfers that should never happen, or...

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