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No. 459: Communication Failure

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Communication Failure

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Strip by: Toni Ylisirniö

Garfield: I gotta get help for this CRC in my back.
Garfield: Hey, guys.
Garfield: What we have here is a failure to communicate.

The author writes:

Digital information is fragile. This is the result of just 5 single-bit errors in the JPEG data stream. Of course, this is why we have cyclic redundancy checks and other error detection and correction codes.

Original strip: 1984-02-28.