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RE: How many protocols...
- From: Stephen J. Wilcox
- Date: Wed Jun 12 05:17:08 2002
I dont provide multicast, am I not an ISP by your definition? I think so..
On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Matt Levine wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] 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" <email@example.com>
> > > 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.
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