On-Line and Real Time Systems
Much confusion exists between the terms ‘on-line’ and ‘real time’, which are often used indiscriminately. The two concepts are, however, quite distinct and though a system may be on-line it need not be real time. Conversely, a real-time system must, of necessity, be on-line so the term sometimes seen, ‘on-line real time’ (OLRT), is in fact tautological.
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