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Key Properties of a Pipe

The following are the key properties of a pipe:
Key Properties
Property
Description
FIFO ordering
Data is only accessible (readable) in FIFO order.
There is no concept of a memory address or pointer (that is, there is no random access).
Capacity
Number of outstanding words or packets that can be written to an initially empty pipe before reading anything from it.

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