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Re: protocol support for intercepting proxies

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 16:51:55 +0200
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1182264715.31612.97.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
tis 2007-06-19 klockan 21:58 +1200 skrev Adrien de Croy:
> 
> Yeah, this all points to some sort of generic config protocol.

Which is what DHCP, SRV and SLP all are in the discussed context, at
different levels..

> DHCP is just so restricted it's hard to see why so much effort is still 
> being poured into it.

Because it serves the purpose of distributing network local
configuration details quite well.

> There are now more options than you can 
> realistically fit into a 576 byte single UDP packet.

And is why DHCP allows for larger messages (up to 64KB), if the client
says it supports it..

> All to do config.  
> A separate config protocol or framework would be much easier to grow.  

SLP?

Regards
Henrik

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