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null character (NUL)

The NUL control character is used in transmission systems as a fill character for bit stuffing. It can be added to or removed from a string without changing its data sequence meaning. The NUL character is typically inserted into time slots or into unused fields. In the ASCII character set, it occupies the 00 position.

Englisch: null character - NUL
Updated at: 18.01.2014
#Words: 54
Links: control character (CC), transmission, bit stuffing, string, data
Translations: DE

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