Re: [Cbor] Benjamin Kaduk's No Objection on draft-ietf-cbor-network-addresses-09: (with COMMENT)

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Fri, 08 October 2021 07:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cbor] Benjamin Kaduk's No Objection on draft-ietf-cbor-network-addresses-09: (with COMMENT)
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On 7. Oct 2021, at 20:55, Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> wrote:
> 
>  unused_bits = (8 - (prefix_length_in_bits % 8) % 8;

Yes.  If you want to make this simpler, take note that adding 8 to a modulo doesn’t change anything, and use

 unused_bits = (- prefix_length_in_bits) % 8;

Oh, that’s the current text with & 7 (which is representation specific) replaced by % 8.

WFM.

Grüße, Carsten