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Content-Digest proposal (was Re: Revised Charter)

From: Laurent Demailly <dl@hplyot.obspm.fr>
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 1995 22:57:39 +0100
Message-Id: <9511032157.AA07461@hplyot.obspm.fr>
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Ok, You're right !
I'm for it, we are two
[if it has any weight]
who else, who is against (and why?, besides Roy)

(btw I've modified my implementations both clients and servers side 
accordingly, and it's nicer like that as It is shorter and it is even
now aligned with Content:Length :-)) 

Dave Raggett writes:
 > >  >   11) Defined semantics for metainformation
 > >  >       o Title, Link, Base, Content-MD5, Content-Language, etc.
 > >                               ***********
 > > Sorry If I'm completly off base but could this be changed
 > > into "Content-Checksum:". I'd rather not tie MD5 particular
 > > *algorithm* to the general 'checksum' *functionality*, (just in case
 > > MD6 pops out in few monthes for instance...) {Though I currently use
 > > MD5 as the algorithm currently}
 > I would myself prefer "Content-Digest" as this is neutral with respect
 > to new cryptographic algorithms for message digests that aren't based
 > on checksums.

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