Common Architecture for Next Generation Internet Protocol
<networking> (CATNIP, originally Common Architecture Technology for
Next-generation Internet Protocol)
A network architecture designed to provide a compressed form of the existing
network layer protocols and to integrate CLNP, IP, and IPX. It provides for any
of the transport layer protocols in use, including TP4, CLTP, TCP, UDP, IPX, and
SPX, to run over any of the network layer protocol formats: CLNP, IP (version
4), IPX, and CATNIP.
CATNIP was originally proposed by Robert L. Ullmann of Lotus Development
Corporation on 1993-12-22. It was published as RFC 1707 in October 1994 but it
is not an Internet standard of any kind.
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