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Re: LPF Statement on the GIF controversy (LZW patent)



> Perhaps licensing restrictions is why the RFC's governing SMTP or FTP 
> protocols dont address compressing the buffers.

Compression is a link layer issue. Over a fast hop compression is often
counter productive in the CPU time used. Thus the compression ought to be
part of the AX.25 layer.

Alan





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