XOFF ⇝

control-S

<character>

(XOFF, DC3, Device Control 3, ASCII code 19). A character used in software handshaking to temporarily suspend output until a control-Q is received.

[Jargon File]

Last updated: 1996-06-28

Nearby terms:

Control Program for Microcomputerscontrol-Qcontrol-Scontrol structurecontrol tty

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