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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: [ber] New additions to repo
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
Typos and clarification corrections made inline:

> From: Alex Karasulu <>
> Date: 2004/01/26 Mon AM 01:19:35 EST
> To: <>
> Subject: [ber] New additions to repo
> Wes,
> As I was reading the ASN.1 book to be able to keep up in converations about
> the topic I figured rather than take notes in english I'd write a function or
> [to->two] for all this TLV encoding. 
> So what I did is create a [per->peer] (folder) to the ldap and naming directories
in the 
> svn repo called snickers.  Jeff I created a tags and [truck->trunk] directory for
> this using svn adds on them - is this ok?  Basically this is an API that
> could be used by multiple protocols not just LDAP so we're probably gonna
> want to keep it isolated in its own area (with its own branches et. cetera.).
> Wes, I created a 'ber' subproject in this area with two simple utility 
> classes for use by the BER codec.  I'm sure other projects and classes 
> will be added gradually as we make our way here.
> Basically the code till now reads the T part of the TLV according to
> the Basic Encoding Rules for the structure of a TLV.  
> Hope these are of use to ya.  I'll keep adding more code tonight as
> I read about the BER stuff in depth.  You can use these simple bitwise
> operations when you build the codec if you like.  There's no obligation :-).
> Alex

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