[Project_owners] Link Fingerprinting

Michael Vincent van Rantwijk mv_van_rantwijk at yahoo.com
Thu May 31 06:53:06 PDT 2007


Brian King wrote:
> Michael Vincent van Rantwijk wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Isn't this link fingerprint feature/thing going to bite Firefox users 
>> here at mozdev.org?
>>
>> My point is that there is only one download link from our pages, but 
>> there are download mirrors, of which some have proven to be slow at 
>> times so the link fingerprint won't be correct at all times, and in 
>> that case Firefox deletes the download file.
>>
>> How should this be addressed on mozdev.org?
> 
> Do you have a link for more information on this feature?
> 
> - Brian

There is some discussion going on over at the MoFo/Co newsgroups, but 
here is your first starting point: 
http://www.gerv.net/security/link-fingerprints/


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