Terje H. wrote in post #1080315:
> I am working on a project involving different network protocols, http
> and
> irc to mention two, to simulate responses back to the sender.
> In this case i was wondering if there is some way to have one daemon
> listening on a port, and when requested figure out what response to
> simulate
> for the sender to accept the answer. I want to do this instead of having
> to write separate daemons for each service.

Many protocols involve the server sending a message before the client 
sends anything - SMTP and POP3 are two examples. So you can't guess the 
protocol based on what the client sends, you have to look at the port.

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