[e2e] Legal fragment sizes

Bob Braden braden at ISI.EDU
Mon May 22 10:59:05 PDT 2006

  *> Is the maximum "legal" IP payload defined by "Total_Length - 
  *> IP_Header" (i.e., around 65K), or should it be considered to be the 
  *> maximum payload that can be encapsulated, by using the "trick" 
  *> described bellow? (i.e., which would then result in a maximum payload 
  *> size of around 128K)

I am certain that the intent of IP was to implement a max message size
of 65K.  However, Jon would have enjoyed your creativity!

Bob Braden

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