IP over MIME

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in app area) - resurrect requested by Russ Housley
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2005-12-02)
Stream IETF
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
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The MIME encoding of IP packets is specified so they can conveniently be sent via MAIL, HTTP, etc. This may be convenient for transmitting packets for analysis, debugging, monitoring, or creating application level tunnels.


Donald Eastlake (Donald.Eastlake@motorola.com)

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