Re: [Cbor] Review of draft-ietf-cbor-packed-02

Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com> Tue, 16 March 2021 14:11 UTC

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> On Mar 16, 2021, at 5:45 AM, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:
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> On 2021-03-15, at 23:18, Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Should there be an explicit identifier of the predefined starting point for the tables?
> 
> I’m a bit dense today and don’t understand that question.
> Can you -v?

Could there be some preamble that says, initialize the tables that includes an identifier?  That way, the decoder knows at the front whether the tables are at hand to successfully decode the content. 

Russ