[Standards-JIG] Avatar Image Hashes

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Tue Dec 6 12:43:51 UTC 2005

On 6 Dec 2005, at 12:34, Julien PUYDT wrote:
> Tomasz Sterna a écrit :
>> Does it really matter what do you hash, until it is an unique
>> identifier of the avatar data?
> Of what use is a hash if the other end doesn't hash the same way ?

In the case, you only need to know if the hash has changed to a value  
you haven't seen before don't you? So it's feasible to just listen to  
the server hashes and never generate your own, in fact, I think this  
is the way one would most likely do it.

Kevin Smith
Psi Jabber client maintainer (http://psi-im.org/)
Postgraduate Research Student, Computer Science, University Of Exeter

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