Synchronous Data Link Control

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Synchronous Data Link Control definition

(SDLC) An IBM protocol.
A discipline conforming to subsets of the ADCCP of ANSI and the HDLC of the International Organization for Standardization. SDLC manages synchronous, code-transparent, bit-serial communication which can be duplex or half-duplex; switched or non-switched; point-to-point, multipoint, or loop.
Compare Binary Synchronous Communication.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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