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Protocol stack

<protocol> A layered set of protocols which work together to provide a set of network functions.

Each intermediate protocol layer uses the layer below it to provide a service to the layer above.

The OSI seven layer model is an attempt to provide a standard framework within which to describe protocol stacks.

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protocol analyser
protocol converter
Protocol Data Unit
protocol layer
Host Control Interface
Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol
Object Exchange
Open Systems Interconnection
provably difficult

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