Glossary Terms - G


gateway (gateway)
The original Internet term for what is now called router or more precisely, IP router. In modern usage, the terms "gateway" and "application gateway" refer to systems which do translation from some native format to another. Examples include X.400 to/from RFC 822 electronic mail gateways. See router. [Source: RFC 1208]
GOSIP (Government OSI Profile)
A U.S. Government procurement specification for OSI protocols. [Source: RFC 1208]

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