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From: Florian Hars <hars@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Computing with big numbers?
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/

- Florian
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