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On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 03:20:25PM -0500, Lamar Owen wrote:
> On Thursday, February 03, 2011 02:28:32 pm Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> > The only reason FTP works through a NAT is because the NAT has already
> > been hacked up to further mangle the data stream to make up for the
> > mangling it does.
> FTP is a in essence a peer-to-peer protocol, as both ends initiate TCP
> streams. I know that's nitpicking, but it is true.
So is SMTP, by the same token. Aptly demonstrating why the term "P2P" is so
- From: Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu (Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu)
- From: lowen at pari.edu (Lamar Owen)