Re: [tcpm] IANA TCP options registry ...

Lars Eggert <lars.eggert@nokia.com> Thu, 01 April 2010 13:35 UTC

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Subject: Re: [tcpm] IANA TCP options registry ...
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On 2010-4-1, at 11:36, Alexander Zimmermann wrote:
> this could be funny in Linux. You request ACKcc as TCP sender (option 253)
> and get Mr. Simpson's TCP Cookie Transactions back ;-)

Then Linux needs some #ifdefs for people to decide which experiment they want to participate in.

Or just maybe Linux should stop including experimental option code in shipping releases, as stated by RFC3692, which is pointed to by RFC4727, which assigned the experimental options...

Kars