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Subject: RE: CRC checks in codecs

RE: CRC checks in codecs

From: Bro¾ík, Václav <VBrozik_at_dns.cz>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:05:05 +0200

Jonathan Gordon wrote:
> If we want error checking then we should use whatever the codec gives
> up (crc in this case), especially when the gain isnt really that much.

I think that it is much more important to have robust codecs instead of
depending on optional and possibly wrong checksum.

Think also about possible malware. Of course currently it is not a real
threat but it could be in the future. Correctly written code should not
behave unexpectedly when fed with incorrect data.

Vaclav
Received on 2010-06-30


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