[rbridge] Hop Count processing
touch at ISI.EDU
Sat May 9 07:48:11 PDT 2009
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Dinesh G Dutt wrote:
> I'd like to modify the hop count processing in section 3.6 (of draft 12)
> slightly. The advantages of this alignment are:
> - Make it possible to implement something like L2 traceroute
Bad idea. Keep in mind that this isn't L2 anything; it'd be *trill*.
Even then, it seems nonsensical to support on 802 networks.
> - Align it with what is done in other protocols such as IP and MPLS
> for development and operational simplicity.
> - Not forward a frame that will be dropped by the next hop.
How do you know it won't be accepted by the next hop?
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