Computing the Internet checksum, September 1988
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- INFORMATIONAL (changed from UNKNOWN April 2016)
- Updated by:
- RFC 1141
- R.T. Braden
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This RFC summarizes techniques and algorithms for efficiently computing the Internet checksum. It is not a standard, but a set of useful implementation techniques.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.