protocol name data base
file contains information
regarding the known protocols used in the DARPA Internet. For each protocol a
single line should be present with the following information:
official protocol name
Items are separated by any number of blanks and/or tab characters. A ``#''
indicates the beginning of a comment; characters up to the end of the line are
not interpreted by routines which search the file.
Protocol names may contain any printable character other than a field delimiter,
newline, or comment character.
protocols file resides in
file format appeared in
A name server should be used instead of a static file.