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(1) (Unified Display Interface) A digital interface from the United Display Interface SIG that is designed to replace the analog VGA interface common on CRTs and flat panel monitors. UDI is expected to provide backward compatibility with DVI and HDMI interfaces. Intended for use on computers as well as consumer electronics devices, UDI supports HDCP digital rights management. See DVI and HDMI.

(2) (Uniform Driver Interface) A standard programming interface for writing device drivers for Unix operating systems. Supported by SCO, HP, IBM, Sun and others, once a driver is written to the UDI standard, it can be compiled in and used with each respective version of Unix. Drivers are complex pieces of code, which normally have to be written for each operating system. Providing a common way to write Unix drivers helps unify the Unix community.



one of the unwritten Dagestan languages of the Lezgin group.

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Many opponents argue that lending legitimacy to Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence would bolster secessionist movements the world over.
If pushed into a corner the possibility of (a) unilateral declaration of independence is very real," it added.
On 22 July 2010, the International Court of Justice ('ICJ') gave its Advisory Opinion on the question of the Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence in respect of Kosovo.
Smith (1919-2007) served as prime minister of the British colony of Southern Rhodesia from 1964 to 1979, and orchestrated the 1965 Unilateral Declaration of Independence, thus creating what became the second-to-last officially white-ruled country in Africa.
By 1983 they made a unilateral declaration of independence as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, which was recognised only by Turkey.
Parliament approved the unilateral declaration of independence read by Prime Minister Hashim Thaci during an extraordinary session.
It stood for unilateral declaration of independence - a step taken with much regret in defiance of British premier Harold Wilson's fitful determination to introduce black majority rule there and then, regardless of cost or consequence.
The unrest flared up after Kosovo's ethnic Albanian-dominated parliament made a unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia.
BELGRADE - The Serbian government said Thursday it considers Kosovo's expected unilateral declaration of independence as well as all decisions by the European Union to send its mission to Kosovo ''null and void.
Kosovo's anticipated unilateral declaration of independence in the next few months and Europe and the West's stance on the matter have appeared to overshadow other election issues.
In 1965, under his leadership, white Rhodesia declared its Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) from Britain.
The stage is now set for what is likely to be a four-month period of fruitless talks between Belgrade and Pristina that could culminate in a unilateral declaration of independence on the part of Pristina and Serbian counter-efforts to assert their claims--in short, a prescription for disaster.

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