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Re: PC Bozo's World bites again (CNN, too)
- From: Perry E. Metzger
- Date: Tue Jun 02 12:51:40 1998
"Matt Sommer" writes:
> Does RFC-879 still have any validity?
> " HOSTS MUST NOT SEND DATAGRAMS LARGER THAN 576 OCTETS UNLESS THEY
> HAVE SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE THAT THE DESTINATION HOST IS PREPARED TO
> ACCEPT LARGER DATAGRAMS.
No, that rule is no longer valid qua valid, in so far as negotiation
and Path MTU discovery make it obsolete.