Re: [dtn-security] Re: [dtn-dev] Re: SDNV-new

Scott Burleigh <Scott.Burleigh@jpl.nasa.gov> Tue, 31 May 2005 22:03 UTC

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Michael Demmer wrote:

>As Rajesh said, the main rational for the byte savings is for small
>values. Therefore, for things we expect to be big, like crypto keys,
>we can send the length of the key first as an SDNV, then the
>value. This won't waste too much over just sending the key as an SDNV
>by itself (at most it wastes a byte or two).
>
>As such, my instinct is to just go with 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8.
>
That sounds fine to me.