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North American Presentation-Level-Protocol Syntax. Format for sending text and graphics over communication lines. Used by videotex systems.
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NAPLPS(North American Presentation-Level Protocol Syntax) An ANSI-standard protocol for videotex and teletext. It compresses data for transmission over narrow-bandwidth lines and requires decompression on the receiving end. PRODIGY uses this format for transmitting and displaying some of its graphics.
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