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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To extract the second feature set, we inspect the content carried in each request and response.
According to the company, the new release offers an improved feature set, as well as a new Spread Monitor offering efficient control and overview for spread traders.
The GeForce Go graphics processor delivers awesome performance and an unmatched feature set that includes a host of video enhancements and power management (via the NVIDIA PowerMizer Mobile technology) along with high-resolution anti-aliasing to deliver amazing detail and performance for all applications.
Sybase also announced ASE will provide support for Apple's WebObjects, allowing application developers using Apple's WebObjects full support from ASE's rich feature set.
A new feature set and product roadmap for the Java Media Framework 2.0 (JMF 2.0) Application Programming Interface specification and reference implementation has been announced by Sun Microsystems Inc and IBM Corp.
IDrive, an online backup service, yesterday announced that it has added a comprehensive web-based management utility to its feature set.
And, to Anders's point, the ease of use with what we call a "good-enough" feature set. A small business with 50 or 75 people does not need an extremely rich, complex feature set--80% is probably good enough.
The device offers a feature set that includes role-based access control, support for RADIUS management authentication, secure management communications with SSH and IPSec, dial backup and virtual router redundancy protocol, and IP QoS, with DiffServ and WFQ.
In addition to its outstanding feature set, customers value Unicenter SQL-Station for its support of the multiple databases that they use within their enterprise environments.
Combining print, copy, scan and fax needs into one device, the imageCLASS MF6160dw Laser Multifunction Printer provides users with an expansive feature set to help boost productivity in small to medium sized offices.
GyPSii, a geo-location and social networking application for mobile phones and Internet devices, has made a series of significant enhancements to its feature set.
The ADSPBF536/ 537 further extends the feature set by adding an integrated IEEE-compliant 802.3 10/ 100 Ethernet MAC and an enhanced DMA system for high network-bandwidth capability.