Subject Re: What is the difference between these connection strings?
Author Dmitry Yemanov
02.10.2014 11:55, brucedickinson@... wrote:
> The thing is that I am not able to find any information about XNET in
> the Internet. I've looked thorougly. Could you point me to any reliable
> source that describes this protocol?

XNET is just a Firebird specific abbrevation, WNET (aka Named Pipes) and
INET (aka TCP/IP) belong to the same category.

Technically speaking, XNET is a homebrew implementation of the shared
memory channel between processes.