Winsock

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Winsock

Winsock

(WINdows SOCKets) The Windows interface to TCP/IP, which is the communications protocol of Unix networks and the Internet. Windows network applications that communicate via TCP/IP are Winsock compliant as are the implementations of the TCP/IP protocol from Microsoft and third parties.

WINSOCK.DLL
The WINSOCK.DLL file is included with all Windows versions subsequent to Windows 3.1. Early Internet applications often installed the DLL to ensure its existence.


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Like trumpet winsock, I mean ,whatever happened to trumpet winsock.
For example, Trumpet Winsock, the original program that allowed PCs running Microsoft Windows to connect to the dial-up servers of Internet service providers, came from a hobbyist in Tasmania, Peter Tattam, who distributed the program as shareware.
I remember feeling very butch that I could configure my Trumpet Winsock and figure out how to establish a dial-up PPP connection.
Most software to make and manage a SLIP/PPP connection is based upon a program from Trumpet Software in Tasmania called Winsock or more commonly Trumpet Winsock.
The Internet software used to access the PPP connection to the Internet was Trumpet Winsock and the mall handling program was Eudora.