[svlug] Silicon Valley Wireless Linux Network
nick at zork.net
Thu Aug 20 17:18:36 PDT 1998
On Thu, 20 Aug 1998 javilk at polly.mall-net.com wrote:
> Uh... isn't TCP/IP sort of a routing protocol in some respects?
> With no deterministic single delivery path?
IP is a routing protocol. It determines where the packets
(made by TCP) will go. TCP is not a routing protocol in any respect.
Actually, there's no such thing as a "TCP/IP packet". A TCP packet
wrapped in an IP header is usually called a "frame" (correct me if I'm
wrong on this one, folks).
* Progress (n.): The process through which Usenet has evolved from
smart people in front of dumb terminals to dumb people in front of
smart terminals. -- obs at burnout.demon.co.uk (obscurity)
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