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1. messaging One point-to-point transmission in a series
required to get a message from point A to point B on a storeand forward
network. On such networks (including UUCPNET
), an important inter-machine metric is the hop
count of the shortest path between them. This can be more
significant than their geographical separation.
2. networking One direct host-to-host connection forming
on the hop count in order to detect routing loops.
to FTP that."