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Sharing

In a network, there isn't a single wire connecting each communicating computer. Transmission paths must be shared.

Only one data transfer can occur on a given wire at a time.

What happens when one customer's order is very large?

\fbox{\parbox{5.5in}{
\begin{LARGE}
Granting one party exclusive access of a shared transport path can
delay all other parties.
\end{LARGE}}}


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