A return receipt is an e-mail notification that informs you when and if the recipient has opened your message. This is one way to know if an e-mail you sent was received. It is important, however, not to rely on this alone for confirmation, because when you receive an e-mail with a return receipt notification, many e-mail clients will allow a user to send a return receipt “now”, “later”, or “never”.
- returning sessions
In Google Analytics average page depth is the number of times unique visitors returned to your Web site during a specified time period.
- reverse Hyper-Threading
A type of anti Hyper-Threading, in theory, that would allow two (or multiple) physical cores to emulate one physical core. Contrast with Hyper-Threading that enables multithreaded software applications to execute threads in parallel on a single physical core. In April 2006 it was reported by several Web sites that AMD is currently working on reverse […]
- reverse engineering
The process of recreating a design by analyzing a final product. Reverse engineering is common in both hardware and software. Several companies have succeeded in producing Intel-compatible microprocessors through reverse engineering. Whether reverse engineering is legal or not depends on who you ask. The courts have not yet made a definitive ruling.
- reverse video
A display method that causes a portion of the display to appear like a negative of the regular display. If the display screen normally displays light images against a dark background, putting it in reverse video mode will cause it to display dark images against a light background. Many programs use reverse video to highlight […]
- ribbon cable
A flat, thin cable containing many parallel wires. Because of their shape, ribbon cables are ideal for situations where space needs to be conserved. They’re used, for example, within a computer chassis to connect disk drives to the disk drive controllers.