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949-1985 - IEEE Trial-Use Standard for Media-Independent Information Transfer

Description: The purpose of this standard is to define a format for the transmission of files and their attributes between computer systems independent of the medium of transmission. It is intended that any information medium capable of representing a consecutive sequence of 8-bit bytes should be adaptable to the format specified in this standard. The format is designed to facilitate the human interface to file selection from transmissions by foreign systems.
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