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Re: Application protocols and Address Translation

From: Marshall Rose <mrose@dbc.mtview.ca.us>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 22:36:52 -0800
To: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Cc: discuss@apps.ietf.org
Message-Id: <20021204223652.2677e5f4.mrose@dbc.mtview.ca.us>

> > if you can establish a single TCP connection, then you can have arbitrary
> > message patterns (e.g., initiator receives requests from listener) and/or
> > you can multiplex traffic over it, if your application so chooses.
> 
> yep, it helps to be able to multiplex over a single existing connection,
> and BEEP certainly helps you do that.  though in practice you may also
> need proxies that can route messages through a mesh of such connections.

right, to which i refer you to the paragraph following the one above in my
original message::
    
> > obviously, there are some network configurations where you can't establish
> > a TCP connection, and in cases like that, you need the help of an
> > intermediary and the BEEP tunnel profile...

where i should have said s/an intermediary/one or more intermediaries/.

/mtr
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