[erlang-questions] checksum calculation

David Mercer <>
Tue Apr 7 20:22:38 CEST 2009


On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 3:55 AM, Gamoto <> wrote:

> Richard,
> Suppose you have an industrial machine which send messages following by the
> checksum calculated by the xor of all bytes, what can I do with your advices
> ;-)


I think you know the answer to that, but it doesn't change the fact that XOR
is not a good checksum, which was Richard's original point:

>Of course this isn't a very _good_ checksum,
>but that's another issue.
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