= C =
Christmas tree packet n.
A packet with every single
option set for whatever protocol is in use. See kamikaze packet, Chernobyl packet. (The term doubtless derives from a
fanciful image of each little option bit being represented by a
different-colored light bulb, all turned on.) Compare
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.