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Re: Translation versus tunneling document
On 10 dec 2007, at 21:55, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
Proxies are good but generally don't address UDP applications
My question was specifically about a web site.
Sorry, I didn't read carefully enough.
and are ususally a binary thing: either you proxy pretty much
everything or you don't proxy at all. However, a mechanism where
only sessions towards destinations using the unsupported IP version
are proxied would be very useful, and if everyone who isn't dual
stack used one, referrals wouldn't have to be a problem, either.
A layer 3 translator is basically a more generic implementation of
Well, no; it specifically lacks understanding of the application
Isn't being generic accomplished by lacking understanding of specifics?