[dns-operations] ip id from servers

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Thu Mar 11 17:23:50 UTC 2010

Colm MacCárthaigh wrote:
> Those are pretty busy servers - and with a 16-bit ID, it only takes
> about about 300 occurrences before a duplication is more likely than
> not (The Birthday problem/ binomial distribution).

And back in the early 90's I used to think it was bad that "Frankengrams" could 
be created after only 64K IP datagrams.  Now it is possible with only 300. 

rick jones

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