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From: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Computing with big numbers?
On 4 déc. 08, at 17:06, Florian Hars wrote:

> Alan Schmitt schrieb:
>> But I don't think this applies here, as the hashes I'm
>> looking at are the one used by Unison to identify file contents.
>
> Then it is *especially* relevant, as it is quite trivial to generate
> several files with  different content and the same MD5 hash, all you
> need is a Playstation 3:
> http://www.win.tue.nl/hashclash/Nostradamus/

Thanks for the link, but I wasn't considering a malicious attack: if  
someone were able to modify my files, I would not worry about Unison  
not detecting (thus not propagating) a malicious change.

Alan