This is a primitive protocol whose redeeming feature is that it does not require the client end software to support the timing-out of incoming frames. Its use is not recommended.
|12||The Outcome Report will be restricted to a maximum of twenty items not being delivered in full (residual support for obsolete systems).|
|13||The Outcome Report will include the full description of any item not being delivered in full.|
|14||The Outcome Report will omit the description of any item not being delivered in full (to reduce telephone time).|
Download (45Kb) the Basic Protocol specification (you will need the password to read this document). The specification merges the Transport and Data Link Layers into a single protocol.
Error detection is a combination of parity checking on each byte and field validation with hash totals sent in a trailer frame. A discrepancy in a hash total forces the retransmission of the entire message. If this happens three times consecutively, GO.EXE disconnects the call.