[Ndn-interest] Middlebox in NDN Era

christian.tschudin at unibas.ch christian.tschudin at unibas.ch
Mon Sep 22 05:54:13 PDT 2014

... which means that as soon as caching, selectors or named functions 
are involved, every NDN-enabled node is a middlebox: especially the 
destination node has to be aware of their potential actions.

best, christian

On Mon, 22 Sep 2014, Zhen Cao wrote:

> Hi Junxiao,
> I think RFC 3234 is good summary of MBs on Internet.
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3234
> Where the first paragraph suffices a neat definition:
>   "The phrase "middlebox" was coined by Prof. Lixia Zhang as a graphic
>   description of a recent phenomenon in the Internet.  A middlebox is
>   defined as any intermediary device performing functions other than
>   the normal, standard functions of an IP router on the datagram path
>   between a source host and destination host."
> Cheers,
> zhen
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 2:39 PM, Junxiao Shi
> <shijunxiao at email.arizona.edu> wrote:
>> Hi Zhen
>> Can you explain more on the definition of Middlebox?
>> Yours, Junxiao
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