feature set


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feature set

A group of functions (capabilities, capacities, etc.). When a vendor says "the feature set for the next version of our software is frozen," it means all enhancements and new capabilities have been determined and planned for development.

The term is sometimes used in a communication session in the initial setup stage. For example, "negotiating or establishing the feature set" means determining the capabilities of the receiving device in order to set the highest speed, best compression method or other characteristics of the transmission. See scope creep.
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Progeny Debian provides an enhanced feature set that includes easy graphical installation, hardware detection support, and improved configuration and management tools.
The SCSI feature set also incorporate a number of high-end features to improve performance and reliability in multi-user, multi-threaded servers that maximize the transfer of data between the host memory and the controller, and maximize the efficiency of the drive head across the media.
With an exclusive feature set including support for 8-layer multi-texturing, Z32, and ConstantStencil, KYRO II delivers performance and image quality that sets new standards in PC games.
SANYO selected the MSM5200 solution based on collaboration between SANYO and QCT, QCT's proven track record and the chip's rich feature set, which includes the Wireless Internet Launchpad suite of advanced technologies and software.
The REX PRO has a limited feature set and, unlike the Palm products, is not programmable.