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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [STATUS] 1.2.1
Date Thu, 03 Jul 1997 15:37:27 GMT
Dirk.vanGulik wrote:
> 
> 
> > > Yes, but so what? The user simply uncompresses/ungzips and then checks the
> > > signature.
> > > 
> > 
> > I'm just thinking of saving them that extra step. No big deal.
> > 
> And one could argue of cource that since the compressed file has
> higher information density; the quality of the checksum is of 
> course higher :-) So a fundamentalist might insist on only
> signing the gzipped file :-)
> 

Not only that, but should't it be quicker as well :)

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