Glossary

All entries marked with FOLDOC are based on definitions in the Free Online Dictionary of Computing (www.foldoc.org), Denis Howe, editor. Used with permission.

10.0.0.0

See private address space on page 948.

172.16.0.0

See private address space on page 948.

192.168.0.0

See private address space on page 948.

802.11

A family of specifications developed by IEEE for wireless LAN technology, including 802.11 (1–2 megabits per second), 802.11a (54 megabits per second), 802.11b (11 megabits per second), and 802.11g (54 megabits per second). Apple refers to 802.11b as Airport, and 802.11g as Airport Extreme.

absolute pathname

A pathname that starts with the root directory (/). An absolute pathname locates a file without ...

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