Re: big ECN push

From: Mike A. Harris (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 19:56:51 EST

On Sat, 14 Oct 2000, bert hubert wrote:

>> > In other words, being able to just turn on ECN for localhost and your
>> > internal network isn't likely to be terribly useful.
>> Being able to turn ECN on/off for specific routes would be very
>> useful. Currently we have to turn ECN off for systems connected to
>> the Internet because there are bad routers out there. But I know
>Well, I think that we need to make some kind of PR push about ECN. Linux
>right now has enough clout and respect to be able to be used as a
>'Technology Push' argument - and it shouldn't be that hard. Write some
>articles on how Linux is innovating, and how Cisco and others are standing
>in the way of progress.

I can see the /. headline right now:

Cisco holds back Linux network innovation
        from the peanut-butter-and-jelly-sandwich-dept


      Mike A. Harris - Linux advocate - Open source advocate
              Computer Consultant - Capslock Consulting
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