Re: Frame changes landing soon

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Tue, 30 October 2018 23:02 UTC

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From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:02:02 +1100
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Subject: Re: Frame changes landing soon
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On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 12:05 AM Dmitri Tikhonov
<dtikhonov@litespeedtech.com>; wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 12:07:46PM +1100, Martin Thomson wrote:
> > My current plan is to merge both of these in the next 24 hours.  That
> > will allow me to renumber frame types so that they start to make more
> > sense..
>
> What is the reason for renumbering the frames?  (Not that I am
> against it -- simply curious.)  Is it to make the types easier to
> remember in order to facilitate eyeballing hex dumps?  Or is there
> some other goal?

Just tidiness.  It would be good to have the document ordered in a
sensible fashion, and to be consistent with the frame numbers.  Over
time, as we've added and removed frames, we didn't renumber, and so we
have them all over.  And, as you say, changing the numbers isn't
particularly difficult.