The End-To-End Internet (was Re: Blocking MX query)
mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp
Mon Sep 10 16:41:41 CDT 2012
William Herrin wrote:
> In case Nick's comment wasn't obvious enough:
Anything written in RFC1796 should be ignored, because RFC1796, an
informational, not standard track, RFC, states so.
It's so obvious.
> RFC 1796:
> It is a regrettably well spread misconception that publication as an
> RFC provides some level of recognition. It does not, or at least not
> any more than the publication in a regular journal."
Your silliness, too, is appreciated.
> End-to-end is generally described as a
> layer 3 phenomenon.
Read the original paper on it:
to find that the major example of the paper is file transfer,
> we are for practical, operational
> purposes just shy of -never- talking about or using that kind of NAT.
For practical operational purposes, it is enough that PORT command
of ftp works transparently.
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