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Re: going back to stone axes

Harald.T.Alvestrand@uninett.no writes:
> note that when you did the data format you described, you did some
> assumptions:
> - By choosing 32-bit number of seconds from 1/1 1970, you decided that
>   dates before 1970 or after 2135 were not interesting.
> - By choosing a length-delimited string format, you chose to limit the length
>    of strings.
> I find that ASN.1 is sometimes useful to document these assumptions.

One can document them, however, without using ASN.1. The two lines you
just mentioned were nearly sufficient documentation.