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> From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org > [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of Tony Hoyle > Sent: Friday, 19 May, 2006 15:22 > Very well, I'll drop this; but I'll note that one of your objections here doesn't make much sense. (The others are all arguably valid, though we might disagree about how much weight to give them.) > Storing the checksum in the RCS file at all would negate the point of it > anyway - it would always be invalid because writing it in the file changes the > file. That's just silly. Protocols for including a checksum in the checked data are widely used - consider the IP header checksum, for example. The summing algorithm just disregards the checksum area or uses a fixed filler value for it when computing the check value. But it's a moot point. -- Michael Wojcik Principal Software Systems Developer, Micro Focus