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Subject: Re: CRC-16 Algorithm
From: "Larry Cochrane" cochrane@..............
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 10:52:46 -0700


I updated the STALTA.ZIP file with the source code I use to generate the
CRC16. You can download it here

-Larry Cochrane

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael J. Roseberry" 
Sent: Saturday, April 14, 2001 8:09 PM
Subject: CRC-16 Algorithm

> Larry:
> Seems I remember that there are a handfull of different algorithms used
> for caculating a 16-bit CRC value.  The basic theme is the same -- a
> feedback shift register done in software --  but the bit locations that
> are fedback (cycled) differ from one algorithm to another (in fact, I
> remember the names of the different CRC-16 algorithms took their names
> from the list of bit locations used for feedback).
> I was wondering if you have published the details (such as which bits
> are feedback from the 16-bit word) of the CRC-16 algorithm you chose to
> incorporate in your software?  If so, where can I learn of it.
> Thank you,
> Michael J. Roseberry


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