> They are right. These flags do not mean, that such packets are
> indeliverable. It is pure advise, and applications taking them
> seriously are buggy as rule.
Not nice for NBMA ... :-(
> Actually, even CLIP could have some "broadcast router" on subnet without
> any modifications to protocol.
If it has some means to read the ATMARP server's table, yes. Normal
ATMARP (RFC1577) doesn't let it do this.
> But taking into account bug, described above, you simply have no choice
> but to follow your preferred way. 8)8)
The oracle has spoken ;-) My preferred way is of course to do as I do
now, i.e. to return the error as early as possible. But you seem to
suggest that I change my preference ? :)
/ Werner Almesberger, ICA, EPFL, CH werner.almesberger@xxxxxxxxxxx /