Re: Options

William Chops Westfield <billw@cisco.com> Fri, 30 September 1994 21:27 UTC

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From: William Chops Westfield <billw@cisco.com>
To: Lee Chastain <lee@huachuca-jitcosi.army.mil>
Cc: telnet-ietf@cray.com, lee@huachuca-jitcosi.army.mil
Subject: Re: Options
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The way I read the downloaded mil-spec is that it defines no additional
requirements for reconnection or approximat message size, other than the
requirements of rfc1123 and rfc854.  Since neither of those require these
options (or mention them at all, for that matter!) the mil-spec doesn't
require them either.

This makes sense.  Is there someone claiming a different interpretation?

BillW
cisco

PS: "approximate message size" probably relates to bit allocations from the
NCP days of the arpanet, and would not even be applicable to TCP.