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Re: Microsoft and BACP
James Love wrote:
> I guess Microsoft calls it: Bandwidth Allocation Control Protocol (BACP).
> Is this a common industry term? it is very briefly defined on the MS
> Web page as:
> Bandwidth Allocation Control Protocol (BACP)
> The set of rules that manage bandwidth over PPP dynamic
> multilink connections.
Oh, please, it's *not* Microsoft. They can't network their way out of a
paper bag! :)
BACP is a product of the PPP Working Group, of the Internet Engineering
Task Force. Their drafts can be viewed on nic.ddn.mil, ds,internic.net,
and other hosts. To find the specific paper I am talking about go to:
and enter BACP for the search key. In the search results I got, I selected:
and was then viewing the BACP document with this title:
PPP Working Group Craig Richards
Internet Draft Shiva Corporation
expires September 1996 Kevin Smith
Ascend Communications, Inc.
The PPP Bandwidth Allocation Protocol (BAP)
The PPP Bandwidth Allocation Control Protocol (BACP)
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