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Re: Application protocols and Address Translation

From: Carl Ford <carl@ietfwatch.net>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 13:51:32 -0600
Message-Id: <200212021951.gB2JpWi28067@samsara.kgbinternet.com>
To: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>, John Angelmo <john@veidit.net>, Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>, discuss@apps.ietf.org

One aspect of this to be discussed is the ease of use of getting the IP
addresses.  Nats have a simple plug and play value that is a counter-balance
to getting IP addresses allocated. Particularly when most folks have used the
ISP for this function.

-carl

> > Something that the apps group could do is to produce a white paper on
> > the downsides of NAT and how easy it is to use regular IPs that could be
> >   presented to IT managers.
> 
> shouldn't be too hard, provided the v6 people solve the renumbering problem.
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