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Re: API, was: Question re HIP dependency & some architectural considerations
Quick question on terminology:
A = Application, i.e., API level and inside applications
E = End-point (in the sense that Noel Chiappa and/or NSRG
use/used the term)
Is the EID capable covering multiple IP addresses / interfaces?
For example, if I have device with WLAN & GPRS, which have connections
to different ISPs so the interfaces have different addresses, does
a single EID cover both IP addresses?
Yes, it is capable of covering multiple IP addresses / interfaces.
I'm asking the above in a termonologic sense, not a technologic
sense, as the technology may still need to be determined.
An "endpoint" is thus defined as one participant of an end-end
communication; i.e. the fundamental agent of end-end communication. It
is the entity which is performing a reliable communication on an