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Re: ECN: Volunteers needed

To: Horst von Brand <vonbrand@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: ECN: Volunteers needed
From: Gregory Maxwell <greg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 10:25:09 -0400
Cc: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Sally Floyd <floyd@xxxxxxxxx>, kk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, jitu@xxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 10:10:29AM -0400, Horst von Brand wrote:
> Gregory Maxwell <greg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> 
> [...]
> 
> > Anyone have any friends at AOL? I wonder what the effect on these
> > non-conformant sites would be if AOL's proxy's became ECN enabled?
> 
> And AOL is sure crazy enough to "break compatibility with everybody" just
> out of courtesy to someone's friend call. 
> 
> Get real, it _won't_ happen unless they are forced to do so. Standard or
> not.

1) It's not everybody.
2) They certainly are.  Every once in a while they go through a period of
   silently dropping all email coming from hosts that don't have PTRs.
   This would be no worse.

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