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Re: Content-MD5

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Nov 1995 21:35:27 PST
To: NED@innosoft.com, rsalz@osf.org
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <95Nov5.213541pst.2733@golden.parc.xerox.com>
Can you  guys stop squabbling about history? If there is really
grounds for adding 

	content-digest: MD5:xxxxxx

as an alternative for

       content-MD5: xxxxxxxxx

so as to allow for 

       content-digest: SHA:yyyyyy

and other hash algorithms, because these are needed both by HTTP and
by mail, we could get this through as an experimental RFC and make
progress here. The draft should be reviewed by both mailext and by

Don't you agree that this would be a Good Thing?
Received on Sunday, 5 November 1995 21:38:27 UTC

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