Appeal 2015-001076; Application No. 12/283,652; Technology Center 2600
Decided: July 6, 2016
14. A method comprising:aligning words to a desired word boundary, wherein each of the words has a plurality of bits;receiving from a word aligner, by a bit slipper, information regarding the aligning; andslipping bits of the words, wherein total delay due to the aligning and the slipping is constant for all phases of a recovered clock signal,wherein the aligning and the slipping are performed by a transceiver system.