Re: [ftpext] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-bryan-ftpext-hash-00.txt

TJ Saunders <tj@castaglia.org> Mon, 09 April 2012 19:03 UTC

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From: TJ Saunders <tj@castaglia.org>
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Subject: Re: [ftpext] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-bryan-ftpext-hash-00.txt
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> Then we need a special designator to indicate that the whole file should
> be hashed if its size is unknown, e.g. both start-point and end-point
> set to 0.

I think that using 0 (zero) for both start and end offsets to indicate the 
entire file is acceptable, even encouragable: it is similar to the 
fcntl(2) locking API on Unix.

TJ

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