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Simple Protocol Application Data Encoding

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Greg Hudson
Last updated 1999-09-01
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This document describes a simple scheme for encoding network protocol data and a simple notation for describing protocol data elements. All encodings are self-terminating (you know when you've reached the end) and assume that the decoder knows what type of protocol element it is expecting.


Greg Hudson

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