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On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Frank Gruellich wrote:
> * Ben Cressey <ben@...> 8. Jan 04
> > As far as RFCs go, the only relevant excerpt I could find was quoted on
> > [snip]
> You want to read RFC1812.
I don't wish to express an opinon regarding the correct behaviour, but
from RFC1812 5.3.9 Packet Filtering and Access Lists we have:
"The router MUST allow packets to be silently discarded (i.e.,
discarded without an ICMP error message being sent)."
does this not explicting require routers to support dropping of packets?
> Regards, Frank.
Merely trying to understand the situation.
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