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RLP

Recursive-length-prefix encoding, decoding, and compression in Rust.

License

Unlike most parts of Parity, which fall under the GPLv3, this package is dual-licensed under MIT/Apache2 at the user's choice. Find the associated license files in this directory as LICENSE-MIT and LICENSE-APACHE2 respectively.


lib.rs:

Recursive Length Prefix serialization crate.

Allows encoding, decoding, and view onto rlp-slice

What should you use when?

Use encode function when:

  • You want to encode something inline.
  • You do not work on big set of data.
  • You want to encode whole data structure at once.

Use decode function when:

  • You want to decode something inline.
  • You do not work on big set of data.
  • You want to decode whole rlp at once.

Use RlpStream when:

  • You want to encode something in portions.
  • You encode a big set of data.

Use Rlp when:

  • You need to handle data corruption errors.
  • You are working on input data.
  • You want to get view onto rlp-slice.
  • You don't want to decode whole rlp at once.

Dependencies

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