[ih] order of source and destination address in IP header
dhc2 at dcrocker.net
Fri Mar 25 12:34:28 PST 2005
On Fri, 25 Mar 2005 14:50:00 -0500, Craig Partridge wrote:
> IP's fragmentation model requires a source address.
ahh, yes. now i remember that i was told that the ultimate rationale for
having fragmentation -- rather than simply requiring each network that does
fragmentation in the inbound side do reassembly on the outbound side -- was
because of the last hop -- TO THE RECIPIENT END-SYSTEM. In other words,
fragmentation could not be restricted to relaying components.
yet-another indication that all this was an end-to-end overlay.
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