An octet is 8 bits. It is equivalent to a byte, as long as the byte is also 8 bits. Bytes range from 4 – 10 bits, but octets are always 8 bits.
- odd parity
The mode of parity checking in which each 9-bit combination of a data byte plus a parity bit contains an odd number of set bits.
- off-page optimization
In search engine optimization, off-page optimization refers to factors that have an effect on your Web site or Web page listing in natural search results. These factors are off-site in that they are not controlled by you or the coding on your page. Examples of off-page optimization include things such as link popularity and page […]
- off-topic discussion
In online forums an off-topic discussion area may be available to users. This area of the forum is designated for general chat and posting of messages that may be different than the general topic focus of the forum. For example, on an electronic commerce forum there may be a designated thread or section where users […]
- Office Automation
The use of computer systems to execute a variety of office operations, such as word processing, accounting, and e-mail. Office automation almost always implies a network of computers with a variety of available programs.
(1) Not connected. For example, all printers have a switch that allows you to turn them offline. While the printer is offline, you can perform certain commands like advancing the paper (form feed), but you cannot print documents sent from the computer. The opposite of offline is online. (2) Aside from its technical meaning, offline […]