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Remote/Pair-Programming in-the-cloud


On 3/08/19 5:20 PM, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> On 03Aug2019 08:52, DL Neil <PythonList at DancesWithMice.info> wrote:
>> On 3/08/19 8:32 AM, Terry Reedy wrote:
>>> 2. Do two systems connect directly peer-to-peer or through a server?
>> Exclusively the latter (thus far in the investigation).
> 
> If one party is remote and both are behind a NAT (_very_ common in 
> Australia, for example) then you always need an external intermediary. 
> Even if that intermediary does no more than connect some sockets from 
> each end together and blindly pass traffic.

As is the case with many of the A/V comms packages, if the software is, 
or appears to be, a web-browser (IP port 80); then there should be no 
particular problem with either NAT or firewalls.

However...

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Regards =dn