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NTCIP 1102 Octet Encoding Rules (OER) Base Protocol
A set of encoding/decoding rules to prepare data for transmission or to decode data before sending it to the application. Developed as a derivative of the Basic Encoding Rules (BER), as defined in ISO 8825-1. Within the NTCIP suites of protocols, OER is to be used in conjunction with NTCIP-STMF and NTCIP-DATEX ASN. (Formerly TS 3.BP-OER-1999)
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Current Published Version: Version 1, Published in Dec 2006

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