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RIP Hop Count

What is the logic behind setting rip hop count to only 15 ?

This question may sound stupid, but i have curiosity to know this...

Thanx

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Re: RIP Hop Count

The designers believe that a basic protocol such as RIP was inappropriate for large networks.

I highly recommend you read its RFC

http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1058.html

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Re: RIP Hop Count

The designers believe that a basic protocol such as RIP was inappropriate for large networks.

I highly recommend you read its RFC

http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1058.html

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