framing specification meaning
A specification of the "protocol bits" that surround the "data bits" on a communications channel to allow the data to be "framed" into chunks, like start and stop bits in EIA-232. It allows a receiver to synchronize at points along the data stream.
- e1a european framing specification for synchronous digital streams . the total transmission rate is 2 . 048mbit s
- For example, on ethernet, there is an Ethernet frame specification which specifies where the inner packet starts.
- This is a key difference from the frames paradigm where a " frame specification " declares and completely defines a class.