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Re: [DotGNU]What is an Internet Protocol

From: Seth Johnson
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]What is an Internet Protocol
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2002 10:19:33 -0400

Speaking of semantics, "Internet Protocol" is the term for
the packetizing part of TCP/IP.

Seth Johnson

Chris Smith wrote:
> On Friday 28 June 2002 18:15, you wrote:
> > Here's something that just popped in my head while thinking about the
> > future of the Jabber Software Foundation:
> >
> > "What is an Internet Protocol? An Internet Protocol is a platform- and
> > language-independant computer language designed to operate between many
> > different domains of control. This is opposed to protocols designed only
> > for a single or small number of platformsa, or is not practical when
> > dealing with multiple domains of control that do not explicitly trust
> > each other."
> >
> > Just a random thought.
> I agree - but wouldn't say it was a '.. computer language'.  HTTP is an
> internet protocol, and is clearly not a language.... hmm semantics !
> My 2c.

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