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Re: Writable readFields question
When you're encoding/write()-ing the writable, do you not know the
length? If you do, store the length first, and you can solve your
problem?

On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 3:58 AM, Ken Sullivan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> For my application I'm decoding data in readFields() of non-predetermined
> length.  I've found parsing for "4" (ASCII End Of Transmission) or "-1" tend
> to mark the end of the data stream.  Is this reliable, or is there a better
> way?
>
> Thanks,
> Ken

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