Chapter 8. Abbreviations

ARQ

Automatic Repeat Request

ASP

Active Server Pages

BSS

Base Station Subsystem

BTS

Base Transceiver Station

CGI

Common Gateway Interface

CS

Coding Scheme

CSD

Circuit Switched Data

CSS

Cascading Style Sheets

DTD

Document Type Definition

FEC

Forward Error Correction

GGSN

Gateway GPRS Support Node

GPRS

General Packet Radio Service

GSM

Global System for Mobile communications

HPC

Handheld PC

HLR

Home Location Register

HSCSD

High Speed Circuit Switched Data

HTTP

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

IETF

Internet Engineering Task Force

ISDN

Integrated Services Digital Network

ISP

Internet Service Provider

JSP

Java Server Pages

MIME

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions

MS

Mobile Station

MSC

Mobile Switching Centre

NT

Non-transparent

OEM

Original Equipment Manufacturer

PCU

Packet Control Unit

PDA

Personal Digital Assistant

PPC

Pocket PC

RFC

Request for Comment

RTT

Round Trip Time

SGSN

Serving GPRS Support Node

SSI

Server Side Includes

VPN

Virtual Private Network

W3C

World Wide Web Consortium

WAP

Wireless Application Protocol

WML

Wireless Markup Language

WYSIWYG

What You See Is What You Get

XML

Extensible Markup Language

XSLT

XSL Transformations

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