In data communications, a protocol (and the control characters used therein) used for flow control, or to ensure that a transmission is sent at a speed that is no faster than the receiver can receive. The control characters instruct a sending terminal to begin transmission (XON) and end transmission (XOFF).

All text and images are licensed under a Creative Commons License
permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution. (See Copyrights for details.)

PrintWiki – the Free Encyclopedia of Print
About    Hosted by WhatTheyThink