Some articles on post office box, post office:
... ports, inserting this port number in the source port field (much like the post office box number), and forwards the packet to the external network ... is being translated (analogous to using a post office box number) ... address and port number in the incoming packet header (similar to the translation from post office box number to street address) ...
... list can be explained by a simple analogy to real-world post office boxes ... Suppose Alice is a spy who wishes to give a codebook to Bob by putting it in a post office box and then giving him the key ... However, the book is too thick to fit in a single post office box, so instead she divides the book into two halves and purchases two post office boxes ...
... The Post Office Box was a Wheatstone bridge style testing device with pegs and spring arms to close electrical circuits and measure properties of the circuit under test ... The boxes were used in the United Kingdom by engineers from the then General Post Office, who were responsible for UK telecommunications to trace ... Post Office Boxes also were common pieces of scientific apparatus in the UK O-Level and A-Level schools public examination Physics syllabus in the 1960s ...
Famous quotes containing the words box, post and/or office:
“It all ended with the circuslike whump of a monstrous box on the ear with which I knocked down the traitress who rolled up in a ball where she had collapsed, her eyes glistening at me through her spread fingersall in all quite flattered, I think. Automatically, I searched for something to throw at her, saw the china sugar bowl I had given her for Easter, took the thing under my arm and went out, slamming the door.”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)
“To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a home might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.”
—Emily Post (18731960)
“We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.”
—Calvin Coolidge (18721933)