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RE: How many protocols...

  • From: Matt Levine
  • Date: Tue Jun 11 18:46:21 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu] On 
> Behalf Of Stephen Sprunk
> Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 8:33 AM
> To: Magnus Boden
> Cc: North American Noise and Off-topic Gripes
> Subject: Re: How many protocols...
> 
> 
> 
> Thus spake "Magnus Boden" <mb@ozaba.cx>
> > I wouldn't call it an isp if they only allowed tcp, udp and icmp.
> > It should be all ip protocols.
> >
> > There can be a maximum of 256 of them. The isp shouldn't care what
> > the ipheader->protocol field is set to.
> 
> There is at least one ISP here in the US that filters 
> protocol 50 (IPsec ESP).
> Does that mean they're really not an ISP?
> 
> S
> 
> 
They can still call themselves whatever they want, but I wouldn't
consider them an ISP, as they're not provider a very key part of my
"Internet experience".  I'd feel the same way if they filtered google.


Regards,
Matt
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