Post Office Box

Some articles on post office box, post office:

Linked List - Basic Concepts and Nomenclature - Post Office Box Analogy
... 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 ...
Post Office Box (electricity)
... 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 ... in the United Kingdom by engineers from the then General Post Office, who were responsible for UK telecommunications to trace electrical faults, i.e ... 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 ...
Network Address Translation - Implementation - Translation of The Endpoint
... this port number in the source port field (much like the post office box number), and forwards the packet to the external network ... that the supplied address is being translated (analogous to using a post office box number) ... packet header (similar to the translation from post office box number to street address) ...

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    A demanding stranger arrived one morning in a small town and asked a boy on the sidewalk of the main street, “Boy, where’s the post office?”
    “I don’t know.”
    “Well, then, where might the drugstore be?”
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    William Harmon (b. 1938)

    Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.
    William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)

    I can forgive even that wrong of wrongs,
    Those undreamt accidents that have made me
    Seeing that Fame has perished this long while,
    Being but a part of ancient ceremony
    Notorious, till all my priceless things
    Are but a post the passing dogs defile.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

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    Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)