fountain: A fountain codec.

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Fountain codes are forward error correction codes for erasure channels. They are able to recover lost packets without needing a backchannel. As a rateless code, transmitters generate packets at random, on the fly. Receivers then listen to as many packets as needed to reconstruct the message.

Versions 0.0.0, 0.0.1, 0.0.2, 0.0.4, 0.0.5, 0.0.6, 0.1
Dependencies base (>=4.0 && <6), containers (>=0.3), random (>=1.0) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author Tom Hawkins <tomahawkins@gmail.com>
Maintainer Tom Hawkins <tomahawkins@gmail.com> RubenAstudillo <ruben.astud@gmail.com>
Category Codec
Home page http://tomahawkins.org
Source repo head: git clone git://github.com/tomahawkins/fountain.git
Uploaded by RubenAstudillo at Tue Oct 9 22:12:19 UTC 2012
Distributions NixOS:0.1
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