According to Internet and technical publications, spit (spam over internet telephony) is already an acronym, even though as of October 2004 there have been no reported cases of spit. Much like spam and spim, it is believed that as internet telephony becomes more popular with consumers, spit is sure to follow. In September 2004, a U.S.-based company called Qovia filed two patent applications for technology to stop spam over Internet telephony or voice-over IP (VoIP) that involves making phone calls using the Internet.
- splash page
The page of a Web site that the user sees first before being given the option to continue to the main content of the site. Splash pages are used to promote a company, service or product or are used to inform the user of what kind of software or browser is necessary in order to […]
In computer graphics, a smooth curve that passes through two or more points. Splines are generated with mathematical formulas. Two of the most common types of splines are Bezier curves and b-spline curves.
- split DNS
In a split DNS infrastructure, you create two zones for the same domain, one to be used by the internal network, the other used by the external network. Split DNS directs internal hosts to an internal domain name server for name resolution and external hosts are directed to an external domain name server for name […]
- split backplane
A split backplane is often used to handle a large number of signals. Split backplane configurations will divide bus connections between two motherboards (one on either side of the daughterboards). Using two motherboards shortens the path of connections to daughterboards and often improves performance. See backplane for more information.
- split horizon
(split h&-rī´z&n) (n.) A routing technique that eliminates the chance of a routing scheme creating routing loops, effectively making routing more efficient. When a router in a network with only one data path receives a data packet, it does not send routing information back along the path on which the packet traveled (i.e., to an […]