[Stackless] MD5 checksums for gzipped tarballs?

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Sat Nov 3 03:54:55 CET 2007


Christian Tismer wrote:
...
> What is the point of providing md5 sums?
> Is python.org not treated as a trustable source?

Some people have slow net access and rely on CDs from friends or other
connections.  Also, one can more easily believe the web server has not
been hacked at the moment you downloaded the bundle.

-Scott





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