George Michaelson ggm at algebras.org
Tue Sep 17 08:21:04 AEST 2019

Third mistake ever was host-only fragmentation and re-assembly. The
lack of pragmatism tells here, because it means intermediate systems
have no choice but to drop.

Second biggest mistake was keeping the order SRC, DST when if the DST
is first you can latch it into a buffer and do forwarding decisions
while the rest of the packet is in processing.

First biggest mistake was ignoring TUBA.


On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 7:46 AM Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Sep 2019, Leah Neukirchen wrote:
> > IPv6 has no checksum at all (for the header), and TCPv6 uses the same
> > checksum algorithm.
> Every time I've tried to read the IPv6 spec my eyes glazed over; it was
> plainly designed by a committee i.e. everybody wanted their mark on it.
> -- Dave

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