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Date: 2008-12-04 (21:52)
From: Martin Jambon <martin.jambon@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Computing with big numbers?
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/

It's like being able to manufacture a lock and the key that goes with
it: big deal!