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TCP/IP Guide by Charles M. Kozierok

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Scope of The TCP/IP Guide

The first step to dealing with a problem is recognizing that you have one. So, I have to come clean with you, my reader. I have a problem: an addiction to … detail. Every time I set out to write about a particular protocol, technology, or concept, I start with a modest goal regarding how much I want to write. I always begin knowing that I really need to control myself, to prevent my project from going on forever. But as I explore each subject, I learn more and more, and I start to say to myself things like, "This is important. I simply must include coverage for it," and, "If I'm going to cover subject #1, I also should cover subject #2, because they are related." This is how I turn six-month projects into multiyear ordeals. ...

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