re: default broadcast address


dab@PTT.LCS.MIT.EDU
Tue, 12 Jul 88 11:37:23 EDT


>> First, try to follow the robustness principle: hosts should accept
>> AS BROADCASTS all the possible (i.e., legal or formerly legal)
>> broadcast addresses.

Hosts should also accept AS BROADCASTS any packet that was sent to the
link layer broadcast (and mulitcast???) address regardless of what the
IP address was.
                                                David Bridgham



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