Re: hotmail not dealing with ECN
Frank v Waveren (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 27 Jan 2001 20:22:59 +0100
On Sat, Jan 27, 2001 at 02:20:32PM -0500, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> > Why? Why not just zero them, and get both security and compatibility...
> Eeek! NO!!!! NO NO NO NO NO NO NO!
> For ECN that would have worked, but that doesn't mean that something
> couldn't have been implimented there that wouldn't have worked that way..
> I think that older Checkpoint firewalls (perhaps current?) zeroed out SACK
> on 'hide nat'ed connections. This causes unreasonable stalls for users on
> SACK enabled clients. Not cool.
Point taken. So much for thinking simple... :-}
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