RFC 1071

Computing the Internet checksum, September 1988

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INFORMATIONAL (changed from UNKNOWN April 2016)
Updated by:
RFC 1141
R.T. Braden
D.A. Borman
C. Partridge

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC1071

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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.

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