[e2e] Inappropriate TCP Resets Considered Harmful
fred at cisco.com
Fri May 4 16:27:20 PDT 2001
in the particular case, if the firewall were to send the packet on with the
IP bits cleared, which in the ECN case it would likely do, a properly
written TCP would not look at these bits, right?
>Hence, while I know of no particular proposed extension that this would
>break, I am loath to recommend the silent editing of packets in
>flight--this seems equally non-compliant.
I wont say it is non-compliant, but your argument is an instance of the
application of the end2end argument. I would argue on that basis that it is
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