A particular type of information Encapsulation at the Network Layer of the adapter protocol. No explicit acknowledgment of the information is sent by the receiver. Instead, Transmission relies on the "best effort" of the Link layer. A Packet that includes a complete Destination address specification (provided by the user, not the network) along with whatever Data it carries. It is a oneway construct much like a telegram. A transmission method in which sections of a message are transmitted in scattered order and the correct order is reestablished by the receiving workstation. Used on packet-switching networks.

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