Re: [EME] EME charter

"Fergie" <fergdawg@netzero.net> Mon, 13 November 2006 05:00 UTC

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Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 04:59:36 GMT
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Subject: Re: [EME] EME charter
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-- Jefsey_Morfin <jefsey@jefsey.com> wrote:

>At 03:18 13/11/2006, Tilman Wolf wrote:
>>The EME charter can be found at
>> http://irtf.org/charter?gtype=rg&group=eme . The goal of our
>>research group is to explore issues related to "middleboxes," i.e.,
>>devices that are placed inside the network along the end-to-end
>>communication path. Our next immediate milestones are to develop an
>>applicability statement followed by a design choices document.
>
>Are OPES and OPES networks (which can be considered as virtual
>middleboxes and virtual distributed middlebox) part of the EME >concerns?
>

Not too sure about OPES devices (seems like OPES primarily deals
with mobile devices, etc., and have not read much in that area),
but after re-reading the research group's charter, it would appear
that NAT devices, DNS, and proxy-caching platforms would be
"low-hanging fruit" in this area.

- ferg

--
"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
 fergdawg(at)netzero.net
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