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It doesn't have to be unique. it is just an error detection system.
All you want to do is put a marker at the end of the string, that will
be sufficiently different if a common error happens, to indicate that
the string/file/whatever, is no longer correct.
Error Recovery is NOT part of CRC.
Isn't a crc something like a checksum?
GRAEME SMITH email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2536 138A ave Edmonton
On Tue, 13 Feb 1996, Richard Connamacher wrote:
> > Cyclical Redundancy Check, I believe. It generates a 'signature' for a chunk
> > of data that can be used to easily check whether two large chunks of data are
> > the same.
> Hrm.. how accurate is it? I would imagine that whever you take a large chunk
> of data and compress it into a tiny signature, it would be possible for two
> different sets of data, or more, to have the same signature. I assume it's much
> faster than checking if the data itself is identical on both sides of the
> connection :)
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