flow control


flow control
A method of controlling when information is sent. One method is Xon/Xoff, where a BBS will send information until your computer sends an Xoff (CTRL-S). It will resume sending information when you send an Xon (CTRL-Q).

Dictionary of telecommunications. . 2000.

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  • flow control — control of data transfer between two computers …   English contemporary dictionary

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