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Tulloch, Mitch.
     Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking, Second Edition / Mitch Tulloch, Ingrid Tulloch.--2nd ed.
          p. cm.
     Includes index.
     ISBN 0-7356-1378-8
     1. Computer networks--Encyclopedias. I. Tulloch, Ingrid. II. Title.

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Dedicated to our dear friends
Ken and Bonnie Lewis, who have
stuck by us through difficult times


I would like to welcome and acknowledge my wife, Ingrid Tulloch , as co-author for this second edition of the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking. Ingrid is a skilled researcher whose research has contributed extensively to both this edition and the previous one, and I thank Microsoft Press for their willingness to recognize her contribution to this project by adding her name next to mine.

My thanks also to the terrific team at Microsoft Press, including Juliana Aldous (Acquisions Editor) and Maureen Zimmerman (Project Editor), and at nSight, especially Susan McClung (Project Manager), Ari Globerman and John Panzarella (Technical Editors), and Joseph Gustaitis (Copy Editor).

Thanks to David L. Rogelberg and Neil Salkind, my agents at Studio B Literary Agency, and to all the other wonderful people there.

Finally, thanks to my many readers and friends whose suggestions and comments regarding the first edition have been incorporated into this new edition and have helped make it what it is--the BEST networking encylopedia EVER! :)

Mitch Tulloch