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Re: single-bit errors

From: Rich Salz
Subject: Re: single-bit errors
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2000 14:15:09 -0500

> TCP is reasonbly good, but it is far from being 100% perfect, even on 
> Ethernet.
> SSH, with encryption and LZ compression, will detect *lots* more errors
> in the transport!

Hunh?  The only place I noticed hashing was in auth challenge.

I couldn't see anywhere that SSH puts an error-correction code on top of the
TCP stream.

The CRC could let corruption happen, but I betcha all sorts of things break. 
Everyone assumes TCP doesn't mess up the bytes in-transit.

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