Technical Standards DEFINITION: In information technology, a protocol (from the Greek protocollon, which was a leaf of paper glued to a manuscript volume, describing its contents) is the special set of rules that end points in a telecommunication connection use when they communicate. Protocols exist at several levels in a telecommunication connection. For example, there are protocols for the data interchange at the hardware device
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In this video, Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist at Intel, discusses the importance of standards organizations like the Linux Foundation as well as thought on the future of Open Source at Intel.
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