ASCII protocol


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ASCII protocol

[¦as‚kē ¦prōd·ə‚kȯl]
(communications)
A protocol for the simplest mode of transmitting ASCII data, with little or no error checking.
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ASCII protocol

The simplest communications protocol for text. The ASCII protocol transmits only ASCII characters and uses ASCII control codes. It also implies little or no error checking. See ASCII.
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