At the minimum, such violations of IETF Standards should be formally
noted in a letter from the IAB to the offending vendor, whoever that
might be, when such information becomes available to the IESG or the
i think that nichf once printed up some net protocol police traffic
tickets. i am in amsterdam, and can try to ask rob to get one for me.
Of course, if no one cares, then no one cares, though one might
become curious about what the IETF does care about;-)...
producing standards of sufficient technical merit that vendors want
to implement them and users use them.