[GTER] Ubiquitous IP

Joao Carlos Mendes Luis jonny at jonny.eng.br
Tue Apr 2 13:47:00 -03 2002

Danton Nunes wrote:
> > IP over IM
> >
> >    Instant Messaging (IM) is widely implemented and there is ongoing
> >    work at standardizing the messaging formats.   IM is frequently
> >    allowed through firewalls.  IM therefore is a perfect vehicle for
> >    tunneling IP.  With a little end system work, a fairly high bandwidth
> >    channel can be created.  The IP packets merely need to be "ascii
> >    armored" for transmission as an IM.  With the use of font changes,
> >    such as bold face, a primitive priority labeling system can be
> >    applied at the link (aka IM) level.
> esta é uma idéia brilhante para perfurar firewalls. eu já havia visto antes
> IP sobre ICMP (ping, efetivamente).

Nao esquecer do IP sobre http (já implementado) e IP sobre email (nao
necessariamente smtp).  E a versao de IP sobre pombos correios pode ser
facilmente modificada para uma versao de IP sobre Snail Mail.


João Carlos Mendes Luís                 jonny at embratel.net.br
  Networking Engineer                   jonny at jonny.eng.br
 Internet via Embratel			jcml at ieee.org

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