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Date: 2002-03-07 (09:23)
From: Brian Rogoff <bpr@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Does Marshal handle malicious data?
On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Xavier Leroy wrote:
> Gracefully recovering from bad data could be implemented, but at
> significant run-time cost.  An alternative is to use message
> authentication codes and the like to guarantee the integrity of the
> data.

I've thought that it may be useful to have a Sys.version or similar
to use in such authentication codes, since I do exactly what you
mention and ensuring integrity across compiler versions is an issue.

-- Brian
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