[whatwg] hash Attribute

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 21:56:33 PST 2006


Aren't URNs already being very commonly used for hashes.  For example...






Perhaps it would be good to keep with that format.

See ya

On 11/7/06, XcomCoolDude <xcomcooldude at yahoo.com> wrote:
> How about a hash attribute for all elements that link to external files
> (a, img, etc.)?
> It would allow you to pass an MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, or other hash to a
> user-agent for automatic comparison with the linked file.
> I'd suggest a format where the hash algorithm is listed, followed by a
> forward slash and then the hash itself
> Examples:
> hash="MD5/9e107d9d372bb6826bd81d3542a419d6"
> hash="SHA-1/2fd4e1c6 7a2d28fc ed849ee1 bb76e739 1b93eb12"
> hash="SHA-256/d7a8fbb3 07d78094 69ca9abc b0082e4f 8d5651e4 6d3cdb76
> 2d02d0bf 37c9e592"
> See my thread over at mozillaZine for more info and other ideas:
> http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?p=2234056
> --Wulf
> ------------------------------

    Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

    charles @ reptile.ca
    supercanadian @ gmail.com

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