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Backend_test, etc. (
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This chapter contains documentation of the Metaproxy source code, and is of interest only to maintainers and developers. If you need to change Metaproxy's behavior or write a new filter, then you will most likely find this chapter helpful. Otherwise it's a waste of your good time. Seriously: go and watch a film or something. This is Spinal Tap is particularly good.
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In general, classes seem to be named big-endianly, so that
FactoryFilter is not a filter that filters
factories, but a factory that produces filters; and
FactoryStatic is a factory for the statically
registered filters (as opposed to those that are dynamically