04864572 is referenced by 16 patents and cites 18 patents.

A method for formatting data is disclosed in which a bitstream containing a very large number of bits is divided into a number of frames all of which are the same size except for a last frame which can have a smaller size than the other frames. Each frame has a frame header and a data portion and the data portion can include a number of records which each contain a record header and data portion. A frame directory specifies certain parameters for all frames of a bitstream.

Title
Framing bitstreams
Application Number
7/53823
Publication Number
4864572
Application Date
May 26, 1987
Publication Date
September 5, 1989
Inventor
John G Burgess
10504 Walter Thompson, Vienna, 22180
VA, US
James D Ewing
11409 Brandy Hall La., Gaithersburg, 20878
MD, US
James B Rechen
7848 Briardale Ter., Derwood, 20855
MD, US
Agent
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
IPC
G08C 25/00
G06F 11/10
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