Re: [dtn-security] 00 version of the Bundle Security Protocol Spec.

Michael Demmer <demmer@cs.berkeley.edu> Wed, 25 May 2005 15:23 UTC

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I must confess that I have as of yet only skimmed the document, but
I'd like to put a vote in against not using the dictionary
header. 

While it may save a byte or two when encoding the length of the
string, I'm betting that in the average case, the schemas of the PSH
src/dest will overlap with something in the primary header so you're
better off using the dictionary.

-m