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From: holger:rebol at: 30-Sep-2001 22:17

On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 06:15:42AM +0200, Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> I can understand it. That would be great. I think that Maarten's Rugby is > heading that way. Now more direct and technical question - is it technically > possible to accept connection (conn: first listen-port), and once done, pass the > connection to another node (rebol process on the same machine, remote rebol > process) to handle such request? I mean - the topology where we have one server > listening, and distributing requests to another processes/machines, without > further involvement ... Theoretically we are talking packets here, but once > connection is approved between two machines, both sides register remote ip, port > number assigned by operating system, etc. So? :-)
Only in one of two ways: either by having the peer create a separate connection (in that case the first server acts as a lookup system), or by having the first server forward all data to another machine, through a separate connection (in that case the first server acts as a proxy). -- Holger Kruse [holger--rebol--com]