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Re: New Input type proposal

From: Alexander Mueller <alexm@gmx.at>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 11:19:39 +0100
Message-ID: <20080114101939.90270@gmx.net>
To: public-html@w3.org

Martin Atkins wrote:
> What is the fallback/recovery behavior when a hashing algorithm is 
> specified that the user agent doesnt' recognise?
> 
> It would seem that this mechanism needs some sort of negotiation so that 
> the client and server can agree on a suitable hashing algorithm or fail 
> in a user-friendly manner if a suitable algorithm is not available.

This is a good point and is still to be discussed.

Personally I think it should even be enough to use solely SHA1, but again discussions are appreciated :).

Alexander
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