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There are moments when the narrative enters a mist of RFCs, TIPs, IPTOs, FTPs, and TCP/IPs, along with ARPAs and Darpas and Elizas, added to unexplained terms like ``logging capabilities'' and ``natural-language programs,'' though, fortunately, those moments are rare.
Indeed, as Hafner and Lyon put it, the original ARPA network ``was a growing web of links and nodes, and that was it - like a highway system without cars.
got a contract from ARPA to build the first computer links (quickly called the Arpanet), Baran's idea, never used by the military, became the basic idea behind computer-to-computer communication.