Re: [ftpext] draft-ietf-ftpext2-hash command name and default algorithm

Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se> Tue, 18 January 2011 14:43 UTC

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Subject: Re: [ftpext] draft-ietf-ftpext2-hash command name and default algorithm
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On Tue, 18 Jan 2011, Robert Oslin wrote:

> Again, I'm not insisting on XCRC over HASH and CRC32 over SHA-1 as the 
> default algorithm; I'm simply make the case that doing so will ease the path 
> for adopting the new standard for most FTP server client/server vendors.

Sure, if we want to standardize XCRC using CRC32

I personally think CRC32 is too weak for multi-gigabyte files.

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