Appletalk definition networking, protocol
A proprietary local area network protocol
developed by Apple Computer, Inc.
for communication between Apple products (e.g. Macintosh
) and other computers. This protocol is independent of the network layer
on which it runs. Current implementations exist for Localtalk
, a 235 kilobyte per second local area network and Ethertalk
, a 10 megabyte per second local area network.