nisse at lysator.liu.se
29 Sep 2004 23:02:32 +0200
Linus Nordberg <email@example.com> writes:
> This kind of collision?
> Sender Recip Salt
> firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 123
> firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 123
Exactly. These two inputs should result in distinct "resource"
> | What does the ten-chracter format look like? 6-character dates is just
> | too stupid for this millennium.
> Nah, it's a long time until that poses a problem. ;-)
> Seems like date is YYMMDD[hhmm[ss]]. How bizarre. :-(
Then I guess we can just as well go with the 6 character format. The
date isn't particularly relevant in our context anyway (I think we may
eventually want to define our own hashcash syntax, but I understand if
you want to reuse the existing code).
> BTW, have you seen http://asrg.sp.am/ or read anything on the
> accompanying lists?
No. Have they done any work on hashcash? I guess the chair, John R.
Levine, is the same guy who is known for moderating comp.compilers and
for the Linkers & Loaders book?