[e2e] end2end-interest Digest, s/Vol 53, Issue 10 / sacred cows, sacre bleu/

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Fri Jul 11 07:50:57 PDT 2008

Joe Touch wrote:
> Jon Crowcroft wrote:
>> as discussed in the note which i referenced :
>> icmp advisories are sent to the receiver who knows how to turn them 
>> around - this
>> is no more silly than (say) ecn.
> Consider a packet whose transport lacks a destination address 
> altogether, as you note should be possible. Receivers of those packets 
> have no way to turn them around.

FWIW, some of these packets never get to a receiver as well... (e.g., 
net/host unreachable)...


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