Subject: RE: Does the current CPA/CPP spec support multi-hop?
Stefano Pogliani: >That's very much what I want to say. >In the case of the eth-ppp, the hub can be configured from outside. It does >not behave differently in different situations, at least from an external >point of view: it moves packets from the LAN to the phone and viceversa. >This is what I called "mechanical". This is, in my mind, a hub, not a >partner. >But if the behaviour of this actor depends on the trading partner agreement >and if it cannot be configured in a mechanical way, then it starts to become >a partner more than a hub What if the payload is encrypted, or some non-repudiation rules apply? Now the "hub" must be a party to the collaboration agreement, I think. (If this configuration is feasible at all...) -Bob Haugen
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