Subject: Re: Changes for proplib to reduce kernel bloat
To: Jachym Holecek <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/28/2006 19:53:51
Jachym Holecek <> writes:

> # David Laight 2006-05-22:
>> On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 05:54:00PM +1000, Daniel Carosone wrote:
>> > including at least one that uses ASN.1 for extra shock value.
>> A 32 bit version of ASN.1 might be useable....
>> At least the tag and length parts could be fixed size.
> You mean BER encoding here? PER is close to insane in
> complexity and XER is text (XML) I think.

There is absolutely no reason to use ASN.1 in anything. It only adds
complexity, without any benefits IMO.