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TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)
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IETF Transport Area Working Groups

Daryl's TCP/IP Primer

Google Web Directory: Internet protocols page

IBM's TC/IP Tutorial and Technical Overview (#GG24-3376-05)

Noritoshi Demizu's Internetworking technical resources page

Uri's TCP/IP Resources List (FAQs, tutorials, guides, Web pages & sites, and books about TCP/IP)

Internet Protocols paper at Cisco

Information Technology Professional's Resource Center (see various TCP/IP topics, including FAQs)

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