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Re: Which RFC?

  • From: Alex.Bligh
  • Date: Thu Jan 02 11:50:34 1997

>         > This is so basic I hardly know where to find it

Firstly thanks to all who replied.
     
>     If the router, in its discretion, chooses to route the packet in the
>     wrong direction, that should be easily demonstrated and reasonably
>     incontrovertable, no? What's your vendor's argument in favor of
>     shipping the packet to a nearby site which isn't associated with your
>     destination?  I'm kind of curious to hear it...
>     
It's a host with 2 i/fs not a router to start off with, not that that
makes much difference. Their argument is "we wrote the kernel that way
and don't want to change it". My customers argument is "I don't want
to redesign my network so one of you fix your routers / kernel".

>     Who's the vendor?  Please humiliate them publicly.  :-)

They get 1 more chance 1st :-)

Alex Bligh
Xara Networks



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