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.

ASCII protocol

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