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RE: socks 5
From: "Shawn Jackson" <sjackson () horizonusa com>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 08:47:36 -0800

I said it's a protocol (it is, actually) to build application tunnels 
(call it application proxy if you want, but SOCKS is a protocol, with 
its own specifications.

Right, but it's a protocol for an application level proxy. It
isn't a 'tunneling' protocol. Besides a proxy, the only other name
that could be used with it is a gateway. 

Check out these RFC for more information.
http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1928.html
http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1929.html
http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc3089.html

Shawn Jackson
Systems Administrator
Horizon USA
1190 Trademark Dr #107
Reno NV 89521

www.horizonusa.com
Email: sjackson () horizonusa com
Phone: (775) 858-2338
       (800) 325-1199 x338

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