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Title : Payload-independent Delineation for Simple Data Link
Author(s) : P. Jha
Filename : draft-jha-optical-sdl-01.txt
Pages : 5
Date : 07-Mar-02
Simple Data Link (SDL) framing specification (rfc2823) defines a
[length, length CRC] based construct with a tail-end payload CRC for
delineating frames over digital links. Many protocols, however,
already have built-in CRC mechanisms, and a tail-end CRC is not
always needed. This draft proposes a modification to allow SDL
receivers to delineate all types of payload without having to analyze
payload protocol header to determine presence of CRC.
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