Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Structure of protocol tree
From: Jaap Keuter <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 17:50:04 +0100
Hi,

"With the proper use of subtrees the structure of even the most complex
protocols becomes clear."
... and then came ASN.1 ... ;)

Thanks,
Jaap

On Wed, 15 Dec 2010 17:32:13 +0100, "news.gmane.com"
<[email protected]> wrote:
> "Jaap Keuter" <[email protected]> wrote in 
> message news:[email protected]...
>> Hi,
>>
>> This 'colorize' is mainly intended to mark changeover into another
>> protocol.
>> Usually you see this at the top level (from the root), but occasionally
>> when a protocol is encapsulated (some ITU protocols show this).
>> As long as your 'structures' are at the top level, these could be
>> considered valid use if they are truly independant, otherwise it's just
>> poor style.
> 
> Well the protocol is designed as it is. And I think you agree that it would 
> be an abuse to highlight structure starts similar (but not identically) as a 
> protocol.
> 
> Does anybody see any other way to help the eyes to find the next structure 
> in a complex packet structure?
> 
> --
> Andy
>