Wikipedia defines the FIFO in electronics as under:
FIFOs are commonly used in electronic circuits for buffering and flow
control which is from hardware to software. In its hardware form, a
FIFO primarily consists of a set of read and write pointers, storage
and control logic.
I understand in hardware what is storage and what is control logic. But in this definition I don't understand the meaning of
read and write pointers
Is this simply a kind of