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COMMUNICATION, contracts. Information; consultation; conference.
     2. In order to make a contract, it is essential there should be an agreement; a bare communication or conference will not, therefore, amount to a contract; nor can evidence of such communication be received in order to take from, contradict, or alter a written agreement. 1 Dall. 426; 4 Dall. 340; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 609. Vide Pour-parler; Wharton's Dig. Evid. R.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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If considering synchronous communication, video chatting can be done easily via Skype, Google Hangouts, FaceTime, or Zoom.
The potential of synchronous communication to enhance participation in online discussions: A case study of two e-learning courses.
We measured the delay of asynchronous communications when the users requested the sensor data and received it from the cache in the Virtual Sensor Device ([t.sub.1] - [t.sub.0]) and the delays of synchronous communications when the users requested the sensor data and received it as an SNMP reply ([t.sub.3] - [t.sub.2]) in Figure 5.
The effects of a synchronous communication tool (Yahoo Messenger) on online learners' sense of community and their multimedia authoring skills.
The idea of this pilot project between Fordham University and the Jesuit university in Colombia was to understand if Internet-based Synchronous Communication would motivate foreign language students to engage in conversations with native speakers and learn about their culture.
The agreements were signed with Alphatron Asia Pte Ltd, Sanam Technology Inc, Synchronous Communication Corp and Techtel Pty Ltd, and cover South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Synchronous communication is characterized as being place, but not time independent.
In the synchronous communication mode, there was more spontaneous communication going back and forth.
Most of these services are currently handled by telephone, which has two major drawbacks: dependency on synchronous communication and risking fallible documentation.
While synchronous communication may seem appealing and interactive, it has several drawbacks.

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