Subject: Re: dumping options TCP_COMPAT_42
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/11/2006 11:01:44
Perry E. Metzger <> wrote on Sat, 11 Nov 2006
at 10:57:20 -0500 in <>:

> If there are no longer any conceivable users of the code, there is no
> reason to maintain it.

I don't understand why this is the question.

Why is it apparent that the maintenance cost is higher
than the removal cost, esp. in terms of unintended consequences?

(It is clear that there are "conceivable users" of the code;
is that good enough, or are you actually suggesting a higher