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SubjectRe: ECN: Volunteers needed
On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 10:10:29AM -0400, Horst von Brand wrote:
> Gregory Maxwell <greg@linuxpower.cx> said:
>
> [...]
>
> > Anyone have any friends at AOL? I wonder what the effect on these
> > non-conformant sites would be if AOL's proxy's became ECN enabled?
>
> And AOL is sure crazy enough to "break compatibility with everybody" just
> out of courtesy to someone's friend call.
>
> Get real, it _won't_ happen unless they are forced to do so. Standard or
> not.

1) It's not everybody.
2) They certainly are. Every once in a while they go through a period of
silently dropping all email coming from hosts that don't have PTRs.
This would be no worse.
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