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The Architecture of the Applet

Within the IETF architecture described in section 3.2.1, the applet implements the functionality of the meter reader as well as the analysis application. It does not implement the meter managers functionality, as nifty for example does. This could be added in later versions, but for our study we treated it with lower priority. The manager functionality can completely be taken over by NeMaC.

Figure 5.2: How the ``fluid'' Applet fits in the IETF RTFM Architecture
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Figure 5.2 illustrates which parts of the RTFM architecture are implemented within the ``fluid'' applet.