index.gif button
antivirus.gif button
build-specs.gif button
components.gif button
contents.gif button
pcscans.gif button
windows.gif button
news.gif button
search.gif button

BuildOrBuy Group Network | ]

BuildOrBuy News - Terms Good To Know...

What you should know about Computer Technology but maybe you've yet to hear about!

  1. Bios Spread Spectrum Control
  2. Sound Technologies - DVD-Audio (PCM); SACD (DSD); Dolby AC-3; DTS, etc.
  3. Creative's CMSS - Creative’s Multi Speaker Surround 3D technology option (also known as CMSS 3D). CMSS 3D is perfect for up-mixing stereo content such as CD, Wave, MP3, and WMA files into full, immersive 6.1 surround.
  4. ESCD - Extended System Configuration DataBase


Fonts - Hinting & Kerning
  1. TrueType Hinting - Hinting is the name for the set of techniques for restoring, as far as possible, their aesthetics and legibility.
  2. Production First Software Encyclopedia of Typography and Electronic Communication H - Search: Hinting
  3. Production First Software Encyclopedia of Typography and Electronic Communication K - Search: Kerning

Kerning - The adjustment of space between individual characters on a page by means of several different methodologies. Pair Kerning a.k.a. Kerning Pairs... pair kerning: The adjustment of space between certain character pairs (« kern pairs » ) in order to improve character fit. Letterfit, letter perfect!

Glyph - A one-color graphic image which is coded and stored in a font. One or more glyphs may represent an entity, which is a purely numerical placeholder, referred to as a « character. »

Encyclopaedia of Typography and Electronic Communication - map


Did You Know...

PostScript font support is built directly into Windows 2000! Adobe Type Manager Light. Windows 2000 will see postscript *.pfm (Postscript Font Metrics) files. Try it out and see for yourself!


IDS Data Mining - Excerpted, "Intrusion detection cyberspace data mining (a.k.a. knowledge discovery) is an off-line knowledge creating process where large sets of previously collected data is filtered, transformed, and organized into information sets. This information is used to discover hidden but previously undetected intrusion patterns."

OC - (Optical Carrier) The transmission speeds defined in the SONET specification. OC defines transmission by optical devices, and STS is the electrical equivalent.

Service Speed (Mbps)
OC-1 STS-1 51.84 (28 DS1s or 1 DS3)
OC-3 STS-3 155.52 (3 STS-1s)
OC-3c STS-3c 155.52 (concatenated)
OC-12 STS-12 622.08 (12 STS-1, 4 STS-3)
OC-12c STS-12c 622.08 (12 STS-1, 4 STS-3c)
OC-48 STS-48 2488.32 (48 STS-1, 16 STS-3)
OC-192 STS-192 9953.28 (192 STS-1, 64 STS-3)
OC-768 STS-768 38813,12 (768 STS-1, 256 STS-3)



File Compression
PDF Tools
Trade Shows

Copyright © 1992, 1994, 1995-97, 2000-2001, BuildOrBuy Group Network News!
Web Development, Gill Boyd & Team - Posted 12/14/2001; Updated 08/15/2011