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Re: Performance: MD4 vs MD5

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-04-25 21:22:38 CEST

On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 14:07, Glenn A. Thompson wrote:
> Hun, the check sums are stored per representation (file). Who cares if
> two different files have the same check sum. I thoiught the point is to
> detect if unexpected changes have occured in the storage of a specific
> version of a file.

Yeah, a CRC32 checksum would probably be fine, really. But given all
the lossage we saw going to checksums in the first place, I don't
imagine we want to change the algorithm now.

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