Compressed Serial Link Internet Protocol. Extension of SLIP that, when appropriate, allows just header information to be sent across a SLIP connection, reducing overhead and increasing packet throughput on SLIP lines. See also SLIP.
Compressed SLIP. Your hot new modem seems plenty fast relative to that pitiful old 2400-bps model you used to use, but wait until it starts to choke on the Internet's massive quantities of data. That's what CSLIP is for . It squashes things down so they are more easily swallowed (after unsquashing by you WinSock). The specific compression method is named after the person who developed it . Van Jacobson.
(Compressed Serial Line Internet Protocol) A protocol for exchanging IP packets over a serial line, which compresses the headers of many TCP/IP packets.