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Re: protocol-22 comments

>>> Hallvard B Furuseth <h.b.furuseth@usit.uio.no> 3/9/04 7:20:19 AM >>>
>> 5.2. Transfer Protocols
>> This protocol is designed to run over connection-oriented, reliable
>> transports, with all 8 bits in an octet being significant in the data
>> stream.
>That all bits in an octet are significant need not be stated; that's
>what anyone would assume unless the opposite was specified.
One would think so but...
We added this because some implementations are wrongly truncating attribute values as they come off the wire, and subsequent client complaints spurred many hours of discussion on the topic.