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de facto standard
Hayes compatible
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A format, language, or protocol that has become a standard not because it has been approved by a standards organization but because it is widely used and recognized by the industry as being standard. Some examples of de facto standards include:
  • Hayes command set for controlling modems
  • Xmodem Communications Protocol
  • PostScript page description language for laser printers


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