[BXXPwg] Extensible trailers

Dave Crocker dcrocker@brandenburg.com
Fri, 15 Sep 2000 23:51:11 -0700

At 10:25 PM 9/15/00 -0700, Marshall Rose wrote:
>interesting examples. for amusement, you may want to look into how
>ethernet/802 packets are framed... something about putting a checksum at the
>end... hmmm...

As I recall, widely-used Berkeley Unix used to cause the rest of the net 
systems no end of confusion because it had a configuration option to 
support IP *trailers*, so that count information could be built as the 
datagram was being sent.


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