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In message <4680378.4717.1296777587916.JavaMail.root at benjamin.baylink.com>, Jay
 Ashworth writes:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mark Andrews" <marka at isc.org>
> 
> [ me, to Valdis: ]
> > > C'mon; this isn't *your* first rodeo, either. From the viewpoint of
> > > The Internet, *my edge router* is The Node -- as long as everything
> > > gets to there ok, it's nunya damn business what I do inside. Only what
> > > comes out.
> > >
> > > That's Why I Have A Router.
> > 
> > Routers don't mangle packets. They route packet and decrement hop
> > counts.
> 
> I will remind you, Mark, that routers were originally called *gateways*.

And they didn't mangle packets.  You either pass through a gateway
or not.  You don't have your internal organs re-arranged as you go
through.

> That was for a reason.
> 
> Cheers,
> -- jra
> 
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Mark Andrews, ISC
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PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742                 INTERNET: marka at isc.org