[Debian-l10n-devel] Removing long descriptions / english from Packages files

Bernhard R. Link brlink at debian.org
Thu Aug 13 13:59:41 UTC 2009

* Nicolas François <nicolas.francois at centraliens.net> [090813 10:14]:
> > Think like s/md5/sha256/ or so :)
> That should be doable;)
> Note that the probability of a collision (Description are controlled by
> trusted people), and the consequences of a collision (a wrong long
> description is displayed), do not make me too afraid of using MD5.

Actually I think that might even rather be a job for something like crc32,
md5 already looks like overhead, and sha256 feels like being longer than
the description itself.

	Bernhard R. Link

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