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[whatwg] hash Attribute

From: Tom Pike <tom.pike@xiven.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2006 13:21:22 +0000
Message-ID: <4551D9D2.1060706@xiven.com>
Michel Fortin wrote:
> Charles Iliya Krempeaux suggested to include the hash as an HTTP header.
> This would cover the case of an error in the transmission of a document,
> but it wouldn't in the case a file got maliciously modified on the
> server. ...

Additionally, this case is already covered by the HTTP spec, namely the
Content-MD5 header:


Admittedly it only supports MD5 checksums; whether this is worth
extending is another matter.

Best regards
Tom Pike
Received on Wednesday, 8 November 2006 05:21:22 UTC

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