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IP Software

Computer hardware does not understand IP--it requires IP software.

Because IP is fundamental, each computer usually has a single copy of IP software that all applications share.

IP Datagrams:

\fbox{\parbox{5.5in}{
\begin{LARGE}
Any computer connected to the Internet with ...
... an IP datagram and send it to any other computer on the
Internet.
\end{LARGE}}}


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``CMPT 165: Review'' by Tamara Smyth, Computing Science, Simon Fraser University.
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