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Internet Users' Glossary (RFC1983)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004200D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

G. Malkin: AUTHOR

Abstract

There are many networking glossaries in existence. This glossary concentrates on terms which are specific to the Internet. Naturally, there are entries for some basic terms and acronyms because other entries refer to them.

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Network Working Group G. Malkin, Editor

Request for Comments: 1983 Xylogics

FYI: 18 August 1996

Obsoletes: 1392

Category: Informational

Internet Users' Glossary

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo

does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of

this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

There are many networking glossaries in existence. This glossary

concentrates on terms which are specific to the Internet. Naturally,

there are entries for some basic terms and acronyms because other

entries refer to them.

Acknowledgements

This document is the work of the User Glossary Working Group of the

User Services Area of the Internet Engineering Task Force. I would

especially like to thank Ryan Moats/InterNIC for his careful review

and many contributions to this document.

Table of Contents

non-letter . . 2 I . . . . . . . 26 R . . . . . . . 46

A . . . . . . . 2 J . . . . . . . 33 S . . . . . . . 49

B . . . . . . . 7 K . . . . . . . 33 T . . . . . . . 52

C . . . . . . . 10 L . . . . . . . 33 U . . . . . . . 55

D . . . . . . . 14 M . . . . . . . 35 V . . . . . . . 57

E . . . . . . . 18 N . . . . . . . 39 W . . . . . . . 57

F . . . . . . . 20 O . . . . . . . 42 X . . . . . . . 59

G . . . . . . . 22 P . . . . . . . 43 Y . . . . . . . 60

H . . . . . . . 23 Q . . . . . . . 46 Z . . . . . . . 60

References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Editor's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Glossary

10Base2

A physical layer communications specification for 10Mbps, baseband

data transmission over a coaxial cable (Thinnet) with a maximum

cable segment length of 200 meters.

10Base5

A physical layer communications specification for 10Mbps, baseband

data transmission over a coaxial cable (Thicknet) with a maximum

cable segment length of 500 meters.

10BaseF

A physical layer communications specification for 10Mbps, baseband

data transmission over a fiber-optic cable.

10BaseT

A physical layer communications specification for 10Mbps, baseband

data transmission over a twisted-pair copper wire.

802.x

The set of IEEE standards for the definition of LAN protocols.

See also: IEEE.

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