> We are currently developing an application to be used on
> the internet. The application must have the ability to
> function in conjunction with firewalls. Having looked at
> what information can freely pass through a firewall, we
> are considering using http. I am looking for white papers
> on http and keeping sessions alive for long periods of
Thanks for the warning. I'm already considering putting an inactivity timer
on HTTP connections because of abuses like server-push, and people poking
even more bogus stuf through HTTP will give me more support for blocking
things like this.
Document your protocol and provide an example plug in, in source, for FWTK.
That'll fit into most proxy firewalls pretty easily. Much better than abusing