Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] The 802.11 dissector is a big hairy ball of wax that needs t
From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2019 11:19:27 -0800
On Jan 3, 2019, at 9:05 AM, Richard Sharpe <[email protected]> wrote:

> I am sure that most people who work on the ieee80211 dissector will
> agree that it is a monster that needs taming.
> 
> It is currently more than 37,000 lines long

IEEE Std 802.11-2016, section 9. "Frame formats" is about 658 pages;

IEEE Std 802.3-2015, section 3. "Media Access Control (MAC) frame and packet specifications" is about 5 pages.