[Project_owners] Who wants to support Link Fingerprinting?

Frederik Vanderstraeten frederik_vanderstraeten at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jul 13 14:59:09 PDT 2007


But you wouldn't be able to pass on the link outside of an anchor tag,
like in a text e-mail or using IRC/IM.

Ezequiel Calderara schreef:
> A better way to doing this, would be implementing an attribute to the
> anchor tag <a> <http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/links.html> i think
> that it would be more convenient.
> 
> just because it's transparent for the user, and the url would be shorter!.
> 
> On 7/10/07, *Frederik Vanderstraeten*
> <frederik_vanderstraeten at yahoo.co.uk
> <mailto:frederik_vanderstraeten at yahoo.co.uk>> wrote:
> 
>     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>
>     > <mailto: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>
>     >     <mailto: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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