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Re: The SKRONK protocols (version 0.6)



Matthew J Ghio says:
> [email protected] (Stephen D. Williams) wrote:
> 
> > UDP won't get through most firewalls.
> 
> I'm working on a program that gets around this.  It creates a IP tunnel
> by setting up a SLIP interface on a encrypted TCP stream and routes
> packets through that.  It's not completely finished but it does work. 
> Send me mail if you want it.

Pardon but... why? Whats the reason for wanting to do this?

If a firewall has been set up to stop UDP, then it should stop UDP. If
the firewall has not been set up to stop UDP, or has a mechanism like
the experimental versions of "socks" currently being played with that
relay UDP, then there is no reason to want to do the above. I don't
really understand what the idea is here.

Perry