ALFS DTD Syntax Doc v3.1 (digest element)

James Robertson jwrober at
Mon Jun 7 19:19:13 PDT 2004

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:

> James Robertson wrote:
> "The element digest is used to specify the MD5 digest hash of the 
> archive file to be unpacked, or of the file to be downloaded." -> "The 
> digest element is used to specify a unique digest of the file to be 
> operated on by the parent element. Typically these digests are MD5 sums, 
> but an ALFS implementation can support alternative digests as well, 
> including SHA-1."
> "The attribute type is preset as an MD5 hash." -> "The type attribute 
> specifies the algorithm used to create the specified digest value, and 
> defaults to MD5 if not specified."


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