IESG Advice from Experience with Path MTU Discovery, March 1993
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In the course of reviewing the MTU Discovery protocol for possible elevation to Draft Standard, a specific operational problem was uncovered. The problem results from the optional suppression of ICMP messages implemented in some routers. This memo outlines a modification to this practice to allow the correct functioning of MTU Discovery. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
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