Applicability Statement 2 (AS2) is a specification for data exchange, to perform the task of sending and receiving data via a secure connection. It works as a kind of “envelope,” in which data is embedded, so that it is possible to send it using the HTTP-protocol. It is a quick and direct transfer, without using a mailbox. AS2 is able to transmit every kind of document and it’s suited especially for the traditional EDI transactions. The data to be sent will be prepared by internal systems and will be transferred via an AS2 communication software.
[Source: Adapted from AS2 (Applicability Statement 2): Description and Parameter, EDI-AKH]
In chat abbreviations ASAP is short for as soon as possible. Chat abbreviations are commonly used in Internet and online communications mediums such as e-mail, IRC, instant messaging, or through SMS.
Acronym for the American Standard Code for Information Interchange. Pronounced ask-ee, ASCII is a code for representing English characters as numbers, with each letter assigned a number from 0 to 127. For example, the ASCII code for uppercase M is 77. Most computers use ASCII codes to represent text, which makes it possible to transfer […]
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