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Re: How to use perl digest module to calculate CRC?by BrowserUk (Pope)
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It could be that the conflation of bits and bytes is deliberate for sound reasoning; but if I had to guess (which I do as I cannot locate further info on the code), it is simply that the author didn't understand the difference.
Why have you selected that particular CRC algorithm/implementation as you model? If it is simply the first result you found; choose more wisely.
It isn't hard to match its output; but you would be better off using a proper CRC.
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