US patent 5473599

Laszlo Hanyecz laszlo at
Thu May 8 01:30:58 UTC 2014

This CARP thing is the best troll I've seen yet.  Over a decade old and people are still on about it.


On May 8, 2014, at 1:15 AM, Blake Dunlap <ikiris at> wrote:

> Except for that whole mac address thing, that crashes networks...
> -Blake
> On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 8:03 PM, Constantine A. Murenin
> <mureninc at> wrote:
>> On 7 May 2014 17:56,  <Valdis.Kletnieks at> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 07 May 2014 17:10:32 -0700, "Constantine A. Murenin" said:
>>>> Also, would you please be so kind as to finally explain to us why
>>>> Google can squat on the https port with SPDY,
>>> Because it doesn't squat on the port.  It politely asks "Do you speak SPDY,
>>> or just https?" and then listens to what the other end replies.
>> Same for CARP -- it has its own version number, so, there's no
>> conflict with the VRRP spec, either.
>> C.

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