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I-D ACTION:draft-carpenter-midtax-02.txt

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	Title		: Middle boxes: taxonomy and issues
	Author(s)	: B. Carpenter, S. Brim
	Filename	: draft-carpenter-midtax-02.txt
	Pages		: 24
	Date		: 20-Jul-01
This document is intended as part of an IETF discussion about
'middleboxes' - defined as any intermediary box performing functions
apart from normal, standard functions of an IP router on the data
path between a source host and destination host.  This document
establishes a catalogue or taxonomy of middleboxes, cites previous
and current IETF work concerning middleboxes, and attempts to
identify some preliminary conclusions.

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