protocol name data base
protocols 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
protocols file format appeared in
A name server should be used instead of a static file.