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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

presentation layer ISO 8822 ISO 8823 layer 6 X.216 X.226 The second highest layer (layer 6) in the OSI seven layer model. Performs functions such as text compression, code or format conversion to try to smooth out differences between hosts. Allows incompatible processes in the application layer to communicate via the session layer. Documents: ITU Rec. X.226 (ISO 8823), ITU Rec. X.216 (ISO 8822). (1996-07-20)