On 9/28/05 6:50 PM, "Fleischman, Eric"
I believe that Keith's first paragraph below is widely accepted by the
IETF. However, after re-reading RFC 3234, RFC 3303, and others I did not
find any text within any RFC to explain our consensus opinion concerning
correct middlebox behavior to be used to guide those outside of our
Well, there is no IETF consensus on correct middlebox behavior.
The behave working group is putting together documents that
I think are probably pretty close to what you're asking for.
RFC 3424 describes IAB concerns about some NAT workaround
techniques but in that case the burden is on the workaround,
not the middlebox.
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