May 2005
Mix;May2005, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p108
The article presents a nomenclature of terms used in the computer industry. Wire speed is a code word for hardware-based, as opposed to software-based. Wireless LAN is a wireless PHY. WMA (Windows Media Audio) denotes Microsoft's family of codecs for packetized audio data. Invented by Sir Tim Berners Lee, the Web is a combination of ad hoc and proprietary technologies, applications and standards that provide multilingual, interoperable electronic delivery of text, hypertext and audio/visual content.


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