Uninformed: Informative Information for the Uninformed

Vol 9» 2008.Jan

Decoder Stub

The decoder stub that requires a context-key is not only responsible for decoding the encoded payload but is also responsible for retrieving or otherwise generating its context-key from the information that is available to it at run-time. This may include retrieving a value from a known memory address, performing some calculation on other information available to it, or any number of other possible scenarios. The following section will explore some of the possibilities.