[tex-live] hosting inst image

Philip & Le Khanh Philip-and-LeKhanh at Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org
Fri Mar 2 22:45:57 CET 2007

Don't really understand MD5s, but is there any benefit
in listing what BT terms the "Infohash", which I suspect
is BTs way of determining (a) authenticity, and
(b) completeness ?  If so, for .inst, the value is


E&OE (I had to type it in by hand ...).
Florent Rougon wrote:

 > I think it would be highly desirable to display at least the MD5
 > checksum of the image, just after the list where you give the bittorent
 > link. This is primarily for security reasons, but may also avoid people
 > wasting their time with a corrupted file. Besides, I don't think
 > everyone will have the idea and patience to get the md5sum from the FTP
 > mirrors that are listed there, and even then, I'd say the most
 > trustworthy source for the md5sum is a priori tug.org, not these mirrors
 > (note that I am not saying that the admins of these mirrors aren't
 > trustworthy, just that tug.org is the primary source, so...).

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