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PREFERRED TERM
gateway  
DEFINITION
  • A gateway is an intermediary which acts as a server on behalf of some other server with the purpose of supplying resources or resource manifestations from that other server. Clients using a gateway know the gateway is present but does not know that it is an intermediary.

EXAMPLE
  • Examples: An HTTP to FTP gateway

URI
http://www.w3.org/2003/03/glossary-project/data/glossaries/WCA-terms#gateway
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