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Re: node types etc.



On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 02:35:37PM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> While at it, what about replacing checksums with a CRC?  Simple checksums
> are proven to be bad at detecting sticky bits or such due to the high
> correlation between bits of the same order... while a CRC offers way better
> error checking.

TCP checksums avoid that [the problems, not the error checking], reuse code,
and are heavily optimized on most architectures.  I'd vote for them.

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