DISCARDED MESSAGE INDICATION AND AUTOMATIC RETRIEVAL OF ERRORED/DISCARDED MESSAGE
Original Publication Date: 1996-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Apr-17
In contemporary pagers, a received page (whose address codeword has been successmlly detected) could be discarded silently without indicating any- thing to the user. For the paging infrastructure which provides message retrieval service, the lack of a notifying mechanism to users when a message is discarded due to certain erroneous conditions results in inefficient use of the service.