MacTCP


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MacTCP

(networking)
Part of earlier versions of MacOS that provided access to TCP/IP services. Apple removed MacTCP from MacOS in revision 7.5.3 in favor of the new OpenTransport (OT) TCP/IP stack. However, MacTCP lives on as a community development effort.

See also MacPPP.

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Initially, we had problems with reliability, which were traced to MacTCP, the Macintosh implementation of the TCP/IP network protocol.
To accommodate a wide variety of network needs, SIRSI provides multiple setup options for the Unicorn Macintosh client, including networks using MacTCP, serial connections, and dial-up modem connections.
At last the company informed me that before I could get access to the Web I would need three more applications: MacTCP, InterSLIP and Netscape Navigator or another Web browser).
Book includes a diskette providing MacTCP, InterSLIP, Eudora, and other Macintosh applications that greatly increase users' enjoyment and efficiency in working on the Net.
On the Macintosh platform the standard interface is provided through MacTCP, while on Windows machines the standard interface is known as Windows Sockets (WINSOCK).
Prior to joining Metricom, Ritter held the position of Manager of Open Systems Development at Apple and was responsible for the MacTCP product and developed a wireless LAN product.
LAN WorkPlace for DOS and MacTCP for Macintosh client software were then installed on respective network nodes.
Most versions of TCP/Connect II will now include InterPPP II Lite for improved, seamless dial-up connections over MacTCP AE.
e-phone system requirements include a Macintosh with a 68020 (or faster) processor or Power Macintosh; System 7; MacTCP and a Macintosh-compatible microphone.
MacTCP is included for those users with system software prior to System 7.