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Octet

In computing, eight bits. An octet may be one byte; the terms are sometimes used interchangeably.
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For the common Class C addresses, where the first three octets represent the network address and the last octet represents the host/node number on that network, the subnet mask would be 255.
This elaborated vehicle is here as elsewhere in Rossetti a short narrative, its action unfolding in a duration that corresponds to the duration of the reader's apprehension of the octet text.
Still, the Horn Octet, which as far as he knows is unique in the repertoire, has proved something of a hit with players.
While the Packet Delivery Ratio reports the effectiveness in delivering IP packets to the destination, Data Delivery Ratio performs the same function, but measures the octets in the packets transferred across the network.
ROCCO's algorithm enables the efficient transportation of IP/UDP/RTP datagrams over wireless links, reducing the 40 octets (=320 bits) (or 60 octets for IPv6) IP/UDP/RTP headers to a minimum of one octet (=8 bits, =one byte), while remaining resilient to bit-errors on wireless links.
Users are able to create XUDT and XUDTS messages with lengths of up to 1,116 octets using the MGTS Message Editor or Free Format Editor.