Re: [ftpext] I-D Action:draft-ietf-ftpext2-hash-00.txt

" Ángel González " <keisial@gmail.com> Fri, 26 November 2010 16:12 UTC

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Anthony Bryan wrote:
>> * The user should not be required to know the file size in advance.
> you mean the client? why? it should just assume from a starting point
> to the end of the file?
Sorry, I wasn't clear here. The client should not be required to know
the file size
for getting *the full hash*. If it is intended to convert the full file
hash case into
'partial hash from 0 to filesize', there should be some magic value for
the end of file.