Mods to Steve Deering's "DF" scheme

fab%saturn.ACC.COM@salt.acc.com (Fred Bohle acc_gnsc) Tue, 06 March 1990 18:33 UTC

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From: fab%saturn.ACC.COM@salt.acc.com (Fred Bohle acc_gnsc)
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Subject: Mods to Steve Deering's "DF" scheme

Jeff writes:
>From: mogul@decwrl.dec.com (Jeffrey Mogul)
>Message-Id: <9003052130.AA16912@acetes.pa.dec.com>
>Date:  5 Mar 1990 1330-PST (Monday)
>Subject: Modifications to Steve Deering's "DF" scheme
>
>I propose to fix this by using a "spare" IP Header bit (if the Proteon
>gateways don't drop packets with unrecognized TOS bits, that's probably
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Why not use the "RF" bit we were discussing in the FLAGS field?
Right next to the "DF" bit.  That is the bit we were going to use
before.  Besides, it applies to fragmentation, so let's keep it
with the other fragmentation bits.

Fred

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