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Re: tcp connection

On Sat, 17 Jun 2000, Chris Wagner wrote:

> At 10:48 PM 6/16/00 -0500, Sanjeev Gupta wrote:
> >Sockets?  Butyou would definitely have seen this more than a couple of
> >times.
> No, not sockets, sockets are way down on the stack.  This is the protocol
> that says what the octets mean and do.  It's the common thread among all the
> high level protocols and is directly below them in the stack.  But I can't
> think of the darn name.

XDR?  I think that is the Sun (or Xerox) standard for endian-ness in
network octet encoding.

This thread should make interesting reading in the archives.


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