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Users accessing P2/R resources (and Hanson-style derivatives) via a WormSurf BRTP client embedded in an HTTP client such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and such may encounter a warning such as "Buffer SPurT exceeded nominal SPT/5 calibrands for cid X" where "X" is an integer unique to the current Eisenstadt-Khan frame (or proto-frame). This warning is especially common when the blocation is a high-traffic site such as Chomping on Shards of Glass, The Avocado Papers,, etc. Sites such as Bay Ridge Honda/Volvo and Wikipedia are also sometimes affected.

Most users should feel comfortable ignoring this message, unless it's preceded by a "Key retch/unretched" warning. However, here's a brief explanation from Dan Jorgensson, veteran of the Bancroft Meetings and the creator of WormSurf 1.0 in 1999. Dan says:

Buffer SPTs (a.k.a. "spurts") are fairly common occurrences in BRTP world and on the TAI, and are generally not a cause for concern. An SPT is simply a stack underflow for which there is no known solution (this doesn't mean the underflow doesn't have one or more solutions, just that none is known, and thus none can be red-listed when other Fairchild-derived RCs or other dependencies are injected during a flux/unflux).

Of course, most spurts fall within expected V5-calibrand ranges and are virtually never a cause for concern. More problematic (although also almost always harmless as well) are SPT events which don't fall within accepted ranges, especially when either Closson-Vandenplas or TTM2 values are not nominal, or when interlinked P-nodes have caused an unexpected surge in Stevenson eventualities. Even in such cases, as long as CRM-114 capacitance analyzers (that is, usually, PPR-83 emitters or terra-bound F-types) are functioning properly, impact on the user's experience is generally limited to mildly blue-shifted tribands and depopulators, neither of which even Bancroft veterans typically care about.

Nonetheless, the essence of BRTP (and thus of the TAI) is that TCP packets are "enfolded" at either end of a connection: wrapped in a Hasselblad spiral-antispiral pair after they have been unwrapped, or unwrapped before they have been wrapped depending on hardware capability and local laws. As such, it is possible - unlikely, but at least a theoretical possibility - for a packet to re-spawn during a twiplet disintegration (in the case of a faulty ISM-G) or when a "super-doubled" particle anti-pair tunnels through Shelby Space and encounters itself, causing Willis instability (in the case of terrastation malfunction). In either of these cases, the Shelby substrate would collapse into its pre-matter state, setting off a chain reaction culminating, after a few picoseconds, in a Fehrlinger inversion. But in the event of a Fehrlinger inversion, you wouldn't be reading this, would you.