from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state.
- n. A code of correct conduct: safety protocols; academic protocol.
- n. The first copy of a treaty or other such document before its ratification.
- n. A preliminary draft or record of a transaction.
- n. The plan for a course of medical treatment or for a scientific experiment.
- n. Computer Science A standard procedure for regulating data transmission between computers.
- intransitive v. To form or issue protocols.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make a protocol of.
- v. To make or write protocols, or first drafts; to issue protocols.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The original copy of any writing, as of a deed, treaty, dispatch, or other instrument.
- n. The minutes, or rough draught, of an instrument or transaction.
- n. A preliminary document upon the basis of which negotiations are carried on.
- n. A convention not formally ratified.
- n. An agreement of diplomatists indicating the results reached by them at a particular stage of a negotiation.
- transitive v. To make a protocol of.
- intransitive v. To make or write protocols, or first draughts; to issue protocols.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The original of any writing.
- n. In diplomacy, the minutes or rough draft of an instrument or a transaction; hence, the original copy of any despatch, treaty, or other document; a document serving as a preliminary to or opening of any diplomatic transaction; also, a diplomatic document or minute of proceedings signed by friendly powers in order to secure certain diplomatic ends by peaceful means.
- n. A record or registry; in law, a notary's record of copies of his acts.
- n. In the parts of the United States acquired from Mexico, the original record of the transfer of land.
- To form protocols or first drafts; issue protocols.
- To make a protocol of.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state
- n. (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
- n. code of correct conduct
The more generic url path would match the later element. url [@protocol] matches URL elements that have a protocol attribute, no matter what its value is.
The word protocol refers to a strict code of behavior within a rigidly hierarchical group such as the military or the diplomatic corps.
“The word protocol means ‘manners,’” Miss Crum said.
In Brazil, for example, officials initially questioned the need to measure corporate-level greenhouse gases, while in China the word "protocol" triggered alarm as it translates in Mandarin into mandatory action.
December 22 column on the rise of what he calls a protocol economy displays the common habits of error and fuddled logic that Brooks routinely employs to assert that the sky is green.
With any injury, you're always going to get what we refer to as a protocol, 'OK, this is where these people should be,' but everybody heals differently.
Perhaps the most classic situation is what I call protocol refraction: if A is a web site instead of a service, and the B service is part of the associated business logic, you have another case where you may want to authorize the use of B according to who is using the website but you don't trust the website itself to execute the necessary rules or to have gathered the correct info in the first place.
It depends on which IPSec protocol is used on a given session.
Interfaces are for the developers to build; the protocol is just the data-transfer method. tills13
The protocol is used by servers to obtain identity information for the clients that connect to them.