Re: Stateful?

From: Marcin ‘Qrczak’ Kowalczyk (
Date: Wed May 28 2008 - 11:41:32 CDT

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    2008/5/28 Philippe Verdy <>:

    > So there exists absolutely NO "stateless" encoding schemes.

    Consider the following condition: the encoding of the concatenation of
    two strings is always the concatenation of their encodings, and
    similarly for decoding (if both parts are valid encoded streams at

    I would say that this condition defines one meaning of stateless
    encodings. Quite a practical meaning.

    Marcin Kowalczyk

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