Difference between revisions of "Network Control Program"

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Network Control Program, the software running in the [[IMP]]
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The '''Network Control Program''', canonically abbreviated to '''NCP''' (which people often, but incorectly think, stands for 'Network Control Protocol'), is the [[protocol]] run between [[host]]s connected to the [[ARPANET]] prior to the introduction of [[TCP/IP]].
 
 
In common usage, NCP is also taken to mean the pre-TCP/IP [[ARPANET]] protocol.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 20:26, 15 March 2018

The Network Control Program, canonically abbreviated to NCP (which people often, but incorectly think, stands for 'Network Control Protocol'), is the protocol run between hosts connected to the ARPANET prior to the introduction of TCP/IP.