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Digital Literacy How the Internet Works The Internet TCP/IP

yaseen kabeer
yaseen kabeer
700 Points

when we send a request to some server say google , does that request is also sent by TCP/IP in the form of data packets

I need some clarification.

when we send any request to server , is that request also considered as data and sent as data packets to the server by TCP/IP ?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,105 Points

Yes, everything is "data" to TCP/IP.

The idea of a "request" only exists at the application layer. At more primitive communication layers (like where TCP/IP is) everything is just data to be collected into packets and sent or received.