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This draft is a work item of the Middlebox Communication Working Group of the IETF.
Title : MIDCOM Protocol Semantics
Author(s) : M. Stiemerling et al.
Filename : draft-ietf-midcom-semantics-02.txt
Pages : 58
Date : 2003-5-15
This memo specifies semantics for a Middlebox Communication (MIDCOM)
protocol to be used by MIDCOM agents for interacting with
middleboxes, such as firewalls and NATs. The semantics discussion
does not include any specification of a concrete syntax or a
transport protocol. However, a concrete protocol is expected to
implement the specified semantics or - more probably - a superset of
it. The MIDCOM protocol semantics is derived from the MIDCOM
requirements, from the MIDCOM framework, and from working group
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