[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] kernel core dump and "dying breath"

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Fri Jun 22 18:08:21 UTC 2012


On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 04:59:52PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> It is something I and Dirk Hohndel have been messing with from time to
> time.  Unfortunately it appears that most QR encoders and/or decoders
> don't handle large data symbols very well, and a lot of them only handle
> plain ASCII modes.  This isn't inherently a showstopper -- we really
> only need one known reliable encoder and decoder.  Doing an encoder
> isn't very hard, but doing a decoder that can accept photographs taken
> under non-ideal conditions is harder.

The decoder problem is already solved. Just embed it as a link and 
provide a web service for decoding the backtrace and then people can use 
their existing smartphone QR software.

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org


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