In accordance with principles of the invention, a frame removal mechanism for token ring networks is disclosed. The disclosed system uses strip delimiter frames. The system transmits one or more information frames onto a computer network. The system further transmits one or more strip delimiter frames onto the computer network after the information frame transmission. The system detects strip delimiter frames on the computer network, and strips information frames received from the computer network after the information frame transmission is begun and until one of the strip delimiter frames is detected.
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