MIME TYPE definition for tunnels

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Tunnels are very common in the Internet. They are often used to deploy new technologies such as multicast or IPv6 when the underlying infrastructure is not ready to natively support those new protocols. Virtual Private Network are also often build using IP in IP tunnels. This document describe a MIME type that provide configuration information for tunnels.


Alain Durand (alain_durand@cable.comcast.com)
James Paugh (james.paugh@eng.sun.com)

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