PER ASN.1 encoding of Sequence Of Elements - Boundary Conditions

Paul, Manoj mpaul at TRILLIUM.COM
Fri May 11 20:30:52 EDT 2001


 Hi All,

  Is it a valid situation if a "Sequence Of" element is encoded with number
of components as 0? PER rules dictate that the lower bound on the number of
components is set to 0, if lower bound is not explicitly defined. Since the
minimum is 0, one can encode the "Sequence Of" element with 0 components.

What would it mean to encode a Sequence Of with no components encoded? In
this
case, though, there may be a few bits added to the field list for the length
determinant of Sequence Of with value 0.

Thanks
Manoj.

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