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English citations of protocol droid
- 2000, Elizabeth B. Davis, Myth and Identity in the Epic of Imperial Spain, University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0-8262-1277-8, page 216,
- Perhaps it is no accident that one of the most poignant moments in the whole Star Wars trilogy is the scene in Return of the Jedi where the protocol droid C-3PO relates the story of the Galactic Civil War for the assembled Ewoks in a language only they can understand.
- 2002, Pamela Rice Hahn and Jesse Flores, Journey to the Center of the Internet, Syngress, ISBN 192899475X, page 59,
- “But moving right along, let’s talk about protocols,” Dr. F. continued.
- Finally, a movie reference I understood! Finally, something I could get excited about! “Like C-3PO!” I shouted. “He was a protocol droid!”
- 2004, William Sims Bainbridge (ed.), National Science Foundation, Berkshire Encyclopedia Of Human–Computer Interaction: When Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact, Berkshire Publishing Group LLC, ISBN 0974309125, page 469,
- C-3PO is a protocol droid, or translator, whose function is to help humans communicate with aliens and machines.