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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..

Steve


On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Matt Levine wrote:

> 
> > -----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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