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End-of-Transmission character

Index End-of-Transmission character

In telecommunication, an End-of-Transmission character (EOT) is a transmission control character. [1]

22 relations: ASCII, BUNCH, Burroughs Corporation, C0 and C1 control codes, Caret notation, Cat (Unix), Computer terminal, Control character, End-of-file, Federal Standard 1037C, IBM, IBM 3270, Keyboard shortcut, Linux, Mainframe computer, Message, Sleep mode, Substitute character, Telecommunication, Transmission (telecommunications), Unicode, Unix.


ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard for electronic communication.

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The BUNCH was the nickname for the group of mainframe computer competitors to IBM in the 1970s.

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Burroughs Corporation

The Burroughs Corporation was a major American manufacturer of business equipment.

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C0 and C1 control codes

The C0 and C1 control code or control character sets define control codes for use in text by computer systems that use the ISO/IEC 2022 system of specifying control and graphic characters.

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Caret notation

Caret notation is a notation for control characters in ASCII encoding.

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Cat (Unix)

cat is a standard Unix utility that reads files sequentially, writing them to standard output.

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Computer terminal

A computer terminal is an electronic or electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into, and displaying or printing data from, a computer or a computing system.

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Control character

In computing and telecommunication, a control character or non-printing character is a code point (a number) in a character set, that does not represent a written symbol.

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In computing, end-of-file (commonly abbreviated EOF) is a condition in a computer operating system where no more data can be read from a data source.

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Federal Standard 1037C

Federal Standard 1037C, titled Telecommunications: Glossary of Telecommunication Terms, is a United States Federal Standard issued by the General Services Administration pursuant to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended.

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The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.

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IBM 3270

The IBM 3270 is a class of block oriented computer terminal (sometimes called display devices) introduced by IBM in 1971 normally used to communicate with IBM mainframes.

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Keyboard shortcut

In computing, a keyboard shortcut is a series of one or several keys, such as Ctrl+F to search a character string.

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Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.

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Mainframe computer

Mainframe computers (colloquially referred to as "big iron") are computers used primarily by large organizations for critical applications; bulk data processing, such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning; and transaction processing.

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A message is a discrete unit of communication intended by the source for consumption by some recipient or group of recipients.

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Sleep mode

Sleep mode is a low power mode for electronic devices such as computers, televisions, and remote controlled devices.

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Substitute character

A substitute character (␚) is a control character that is used in the place of a character that is recognized to be invalid or erroneous, or that cannot be represented on a given device.

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Telecommunication is the transmission of signs, signals, messages, words, writings, images and sounds or information of any nature by wire, radio, optical or other electromagnetic systems.

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Transmission (telecommunications)

In telecommunications, transmission (abbreviations: TX, Xmit) is the process of sending and propagating an analogue or digital information signal over a physical point-to-point or point-to-multipoint transmission medium, either wired, optical fiber or wireless.

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Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.

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Unix (trademarked as UNIX) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, development starting in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/End-of-Transmission_character

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