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Title : Talking to Stuff In The Network: Middlebox
Author(s) : M. Shore
Filename : draft-shore-midcom-protos-00.txt
Pages : 11
Date : 2003-10-21
It is increasingly common for applications to want to influence the
behavior of equipment in the network, in violation of various
tenets underpinning the the design of IP. A number of different
mechanisms and architectures have been proposed, and this very
drafty draft is a hoped to be a start at discussing some of the
issues related to protocols used for middlebox communication.
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