[Project_owners] Who wants to support Link Fingerprinting?

Frederik Vanderstraeten frederik_vanderstraeten at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Jul 10 14:13:53 PDT 2007


It has multiple uses: you can safely point to an executable on another
site without having to trust the other site, or you can put your files
on a mirror without having to trust the mirror.

Ezequiel Calderara schreef:
> I'm sorry, i got it... the idea it's that the client should know the
> hash before download it. But i see no sense here, except to download an
> specified version of a file.
> You should update every link that point to your file in case you update it.
> 
> I don't know, i really don't understand the use of it...
> 
> On 7/10/07, *Ezequiel Calderara* <ezechico at gmail.com
> <mailto:ezechico at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     mmm i don't know much, and i don't know if i understood it clearly...
> 
>     But isn't easier to use an Http-Header with the hash... it could
>     work for every document, files, images even webpages.
> 
>     I don't know if it exists, but if it's implemented or exists it
>     would be much useful than having even more long urls...
> 
>     well, it's just an opinion.
> 
> 
>     On 7/10/07, *Benoit Renard, msnmsgr* < myfirstnamehere at gawab.com
>     <mailto:myfirstnamehere at gawab.com> > wrote:
> 
>         > Gervase Markham's (Mozilla Corporation) proposal
> 
>         For future reference, I'd like to note that Gerv is an employee
>         of the
>         Mozilla /Foundation/.
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